The Forum is the only FISU event that gathers all the actors of university sport in one place. FISU currently has 163 member associations (National University Sport Federations) from the 5 continents. Many delegations attends the Forum.
> Duration : 6 days
> Scale : average 220 participants (but not limited)
> Reach : 60 or more countries
> Frequency : every two years in even-numbered years
> Participants : students, university sports managers, representatives of international sport and non-sport federations, organisers of major FISU events, renowned academic speakers, FISU Family members.
> 12 editions held since 1992 : Paralimni (Cyprus, 1992) – Catania (Italy, 1994) – Madrid (Spain, 1996) – Lulea (Sweden, 1998) – Monterrey (Mexico, 2000) – Cape Town (South Africa , 2002) – Lisbon (Portugal, 2004) – Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates, 2006) – Krakow (Poland, 2008) – Vigo (Spain, 2010) – Taipei (Chinese Taipei, 2012) – Gwangju (South Korea, 2014 ).
> Next edition : Montpellier (France, 4-9 July 2016)
> Program : plenary sessions, workshops, special sessions, sports and cultural activities, Forum Fair, in order to provide interactive communication at all levels.
> Focus : leadership, communication, cooperation, social and life skills of young managers
> Objectives : to develop and strengthen the worldwide university sport movement; to develop interaction between all persons involved in sport in higher education institutions; to act as a learning and communication platform on university sport.