This article is a comparative study about ways in which relation between sport activities, healthy life and environment is viewed by students and involved 201 students from Romania and 80 from Turkey. The there were significant differences (*p <=.05) on eight from nine items that may reflect cultural behaviors or educational policies differences. From country of origin there are significant differences in eight from nine items, which reflects both cultural differences regarding sports activities supporting a healthy life and the involvement of the students in environmental protection activities organised within the university. (C) 2015 The Authors. Published by Elsevier Ltd.