The University Physical and Sporting Activities Service (SUAPS) provides a range of physical and sporting activities for students, faculty members and staff in University of Clermont Auvergne & Associates member institutions.


Voluntary practice

Elective modules/ECTS

Competitive practice and SHBN

Autonomous practice

What is the SUAPS? SUAPS can be described as... acronym

SUAPS means "University Physical and Sporting Activities Service".

It is the Sports Service for the Clermont universities and engineering schools (UCA, SIGMA, Ecole d’Architecture, Vetagro).

...a team of staff

Ten Physical Education teachers and a number of freelance teachers are responsible for organising and running the sports activities on offer.
They are hired based on their specific skills and are often specialised in the activities they teach.
Despite this, they are committed to a sport-for-all approach, particularly with regard to beginners and the least sporty among us.

...a service

Service available to students as well as university staff
Reduced cost

...a range of sporting activities

Over 30 activities proposed.
Various times available (evening, daytime, lunchtime, weekend)

...a full set of university sports facilities

The SUAPS is responsible for managing the university sports facilities.

It has a stadium comprising two gymnasiums (the "Gymnase" and the "HaIle"), a climbing wall, a dojo, a dance studio, a gym, a fitness room (the "Annexe"), tennis courts, a synthetic football pitch and a park for athletics and keep fit activities.

It is jointly responsible along with the Aubière local authority for managing the Emile Pladner gymnasium.

It is jointly responsible for managing the Auvergne tennis league facilities.

It uses facilities belonging to the Clermont community: Coubertin and Chamalières swimming pools, Artenium centre (Ceyrat)

It uses facilities belonging to the city of Clermont: Les Cézeaux and Philippe Marcombes stadiums, etc.

...roles and responsibilities/project


...articles of association, reference texts