International Centre for
Sports Studies

Avenue DuPeyrou 1
2000 Neuchâtel
Switzerland
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CREATING AN IMPACT
ON THE WAY SPORT IS MANAGED WORLDWIDE

The International Centre for Sports Studies (CIES) is an independent study centre located in Neuchâtel, Switzerland. It was created in 1995 as a joint venture between the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), the University of Neuchâtel, the City and State of Neuchatel. Using a multi-disciplinary approach CIES provides research, top-level education and consulting services to the sports world with the aim of overcoming the complexities of sport in today’s society and improving how it is governed and managed across all sports. Read more...

 

FIFA Master 15th edition: June summary

“It’s the end of the world, said the caterpillar. 

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Third CIES and Dentsu co-hosted seminar held in Tokyo

The latest event was yet again highly successful and featured prestigious speakers such as newly elected FIFA executive...

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Graduation Ceremony for the students of the FIFA Master 15th edition

Laurent Kurth, State Councillor, Chief of the Finance and Health Department of the Canton of Neuchâtel, official...

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Stimulating innovative re- search in sport.
The research conducted through CIES analyses sport from multiple angles, with an emphasis on law, sociology, geography, history and economics. The projects undertaken by CIES are part of both pure and applied research. Read more....


Offering graduate and exe- cutive programmes to the future managers in sport. CIES offers top-level education at universities around the world. Whether you are an independent student looking to further your education, an org- anisation looking to offer a sports...  Read more...


Providing solutions based on academic knowledge and practical experience. CIES provides consulting services to federations, associations, clubs and public institutions. In addition to its own in-house knowledge, CIES is supported by, and collaborates with ... Read more...