Since its founding in 1949, the International University Sports Federation is the key driver to expand the role and reach of university sport around the world. FISU believes that sports values and sports practice work in perfect synchronicity within one’s university studies.
FISU offers opportunity and inspiration to students around the world to play sport. The health, wellbeing, and experiences that students gain from sport help them become exemplary leading members of society. Hence, FISU’s motto of Excellence in Mind and Body.
In keeping with this adage, FISU organises world-class sports and educational events, all with the mission of providing university students with the opportunities to pursue excellence in mind and body. To achieve this, FISU has identified lofty goals and a path to achieve them with the FISU Global Strategy 2027.
Federation of Africa University Sports (FASU)
The Federation of Africa University Sports (FASU) is the governing body of university sport in Africa. It was funded in 1971 by 10 African countries to improve the development of sports in African universities.
- Associate member of FISU since: 2007
- Number of regional associations (FASU Zones): 5 (FASU-North, WAUG, FASU Central, EAUSF, CUCSA)
The General Assembly is the supreme governing body of FASU with the sole authority to determine and control the general policy of FASU. It ordinarily meets once every two years
The Executive Committee consists of 7 members elected for 4 years by the General Assembly, the Presidents of the FASU Zones and the immediate past president as an ex-official.
Kenya University Sports Association (KUSA)
The Kenya Universities Sports Association (KUSA) is the body mandated to run university sports in Kenya. The association was formally registered in 1979 with the mission of creating opportunities and developing the environment for university students to participate in sports and physical activities at all levels.
The objective of KUSA is to act as the National Authority for the Promotion, Conduct and Support of university sports in Kenya.KUSA has a membership of over 15 universities and more than 1,000 students take part in its National University Championships.
KUSA is affiliated to the National Olympic Committee-Kenya (NOC-K), the Kenya National Sports Council (KNSC), the East Africa University Sports Federation (EAUSF), the Federation of African University Sports (FASU) and the Federation Internationale du Sport Universitaire – International University Sports Federation (FISU).
President: Mr. Mbabu Murithi
Secretary General: Mr. Joseph Sandagi
University of Nairobi, c/o Dpt of Sport & Games
Tel: (254.20) 3606000
Date of Affiliation
FISU member since 1999