On October 14th 2015, the Region of Campania presented to the International University Sport Federation (FISU) and the Italian University Sport Federation (CUSI) the intention to organize the attribution contract for the 2019 Universiade in the Campania Region;
on February 10th 2016, the First Minister of Italy signed his support to host the 2019 Universiade in the Region of Campania;
on March 5th 2016, the FISU Executive Committee, after examining the candidature dossier, accepted to award the organization of the XXX Universiade to the Region of Campania and CUSI;
Article 12, n.6 (April 5th, 2016) of the Campania Regional Law stated that “To define, coordinate, and to achieve the necessary actions to organize the 2019 Universiade the Universiade Regional Agency (ARU) would be created. The Agency is a public institution of the Campania Region, with its own juridical personality and financial/administrative autonomy.
ARU 2019 is in charge of developing all the management, operational and organizational activities, in order to respect the attribution contract and for the implementation of the 2019 Universiade, except for the exclusive duties of the CUSI in the relations with the International University Sport Federation (FISU) and the technical management of the sport events. The ARU2019 is in charge of, for example but not exclusively:
a) The Provision of all the necessary works to achieve the organization of the 2019 Universiade, following the FISU Attribution Contract;
b) The drafting of the plans included in the Attribution Contract and any other planning activity required for the 2019 Universiade;
c) Planning and execution of all the constructions and improvements of all sports venues, needed to organize the 2019 Universiade, following the FISU Sports program;
d) The planning and execution of all the action agreements with the Campania Region or other public and/or private institutions to guarantee the execution of all planned actions in part a) (welcoming, lodging, transportation, food areas, etc.);
e) The organization and management of the event and of all other events that may relate to the 2019 Universiade;
f) The Cultural, sportive, touristic and economic promotion in the Regional area connected to the event.