The Government of the Republic of Serbia declared the 5th European University Games in Belgrade in 2020 as a project of national importance.

“The organization of this prestigious competition, which will be held from July 12 to July 25, 2020 in Belgrade, represents the biggest sporting event of the next year in our country and aims to improve the position of university sport, as well as positioning the Republic of Serbia on the map of university sport of Europe. Belgrade will host more than 5,000 student-athletes from approximately 40 countries, from more than 400 universities”.