TaipeiCitysigned with the International University Sports Federation (FISU) on March 24 to host the 2017 Summer Universiade.
The contract was signed by Taipei Mayor Hau Lung-bin and FISU President Claude-Louis Gallien.
At the signing ceremony, Hau said that in the coming five year, Taipeiwill play all-out to guarantee a successful Universiade.
On Nov. 29, 2011, Taipeiwas chosen by FISU to host the 29th Summer Universiade. On the same day, Kazakhstan's Almaty was selected to host the 28th Winter Unversiade.