Regional Agency for the Universiade (ARU) was founded on 15 April 2016 through Art.18 of the Campania Regional Law No. 6 “to define, coordinate, and achieve the necessary actions to organize the 2019 Universiade”. ARU 2019 is in charge of all management, operational and organizational activities in order to respect the allocation agreement for the execution of the 2019 Universiade, except for the exclusive role of CUSI in relations with the International University Sport Federation (FISU) and the technical management of the sport events.
Gianluca Basile, formerly General Director of ARU, was appointed Extraordinary Commissioner of the Event with the Decree Law No. 91 of July 25, 2018.
“[…] In order to ensure the realization of the Universiade Napoli 2019, the ARU Director is appointed Special Commissioner […]”