27 December 2020
28 December 2020
Masters and Public Speaking Preliminary Rounds
Open Ceremony. This is a formal event where the organisers present the city, the sponsors and the volunteers of the event.
29 December 2020
Preliminary Rounds 1-3
30 December 2020
Preliminary Rounds 4-6
Women’s Night. An engaging and entertaining evening which aims to promote the participation of young women in debating, and raise issues regarding inclusivity in academia, the workplace, and society at large.
31 December 2020
Preliminary Rounds 7-9
Break Night. On New Year’s Eve the announcement of the teams that proceed to the elimination rounds of the Championship will take place.
1 January 2021
Excursions. Participants will have a chance to explore the tourist attractions and cultural heritage, on their choosing.
For participants who choose to stay behind, there will be a programme with a local charity.
Next Host’s Night. The next host of WUDC will provide a taste of the experience they are preparing for 2022.
2 January 2021
Open Partial Double-Octo-Finals
Masters and Public Speaking Finals Party
3 January 2021
EFL Grand Final
ESL Grand Final
Open Grand Final
Championship Dinner and Awards the Grand Finals followed by the Closing Ceremony will be a fitting epilogue to the 2021 Worlds University Championship. This is a formal event including keynote addresses from prominent speakers.
4 January 2021