Be associated with the first worldwide federation in the field of school sport.
Share the ISF’s philosophy: ‘Education through Sport’: the study and promotion of the core values of school sport in order to promote and integrate them into society.
Take an active part in the International School Sport Federation ISF while having a right to vote during the General Assembly (full members only) and to be able to influence strategic decisions and to raise your influence in the ISF in general.
Take an active part in the International School Sport Federation ISF while having the possibility to be elected in its Executive Committee or to be nominated in its Technical Commissions and thus spread your countries’ ideas about school sport and influence ISF’s policy.
Be invited to participate in the biennial world schools championships and the quadrennial Gymnasiade organised by members of the federation or to organise world schools championships in your country.
Be invited to conferences and forums organised by members of the federation.
Follow ISF’s reflections and regularly receive news about ISF’s activities (through minutes of the meetings, the ISF website and newsletter).
Have access to ISF’s network, interactive platform and expertise within the framework of its school sport objectives.
Join the ISF as an active member
Please see for information the ISF Statutes (chapter 2 with reference to membership acceptance terms).
The procedure to apply for membership is to send the following documents to the ISF Secretariat:
- the application form duly completed, signed and sealed
- an extended presentation of your school sport organisation
- an official document which proves that your organisation is the legally recognised entity for school sport, properly constituted according to the laws and customs in your country
- a declaration of your organisation’s engagement to pay the annual membership fee from the moment your country is accepted as ISF member country.