Archery is a compulsory Summer Universiade sport. FISU are the governing body. There are recurve and compound, team and individual competitions.
Archery was a guest sport in 2003 in Dauegu, South Korea. It was also a guest sport in 2005, 2009, 2011, 2015 and 2017. These competitions ran in addition to separate World University Archery Championships (these were held in even numbered years). WUAC was discontinued when archery became a compulsory Universiade sport.
Archery became a compulsory sport when it featured in its third consecutive Summer Universiade, in 2019 in Naples, Italy.
|2003||Daegu||2003 Summer Universiade||22nd Summer Universiade - first appearance of archery|
|2005||Izmir||2005 Summer Universiade|
|2009||Belgrade||2009 Summer Universiade||Mixed team added as category|
|2011||Shenzhen||2011 Summer Universiade|
|2015||Gwangju||2015 Summer Universiade|
|2017||Taipei||2017 Summer Universiade|
|2019||Naples||2019 Summer Universiade||Archery becomes a compulsory sport at the Summer Universiade|