International Centre for
Sports Studies

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Tue. 05 February 2013

New Big-5 Weekly Post

The CIES Football Observatory academic team is pleased to inform you that the 23th issue of the Big-5 Weekly Post is now available. This edition presents the most productive players for the month of January using the exclusive...[more]

Tue. 05 February 2013


During a meeting held at FIFA’s headquarters in Zurich on 1 February 2013, an international jury - consisting of representatives from FIFA, CIES and the academic world - awarded the 2013 FIFA/CIES International University Network...[more]

Mon. 21 January 2013

Workshop: Inequality and integration in sport, 26-28 June 2013, Bern (Switzerland)

The Swiss Sociological Association is organizing from 26 to 28 June a conference with the theme "Inequality and integration in sport." This will be held at the University of Bern and gather different scientific...[more]

Mon. 21 January 2013

Brand new Demographic Study available

The CIES Football Observatory have today published its annual Demographic Study. Exclusive data contained in the 2013 edition reveals that expatriate presence has reached a new record high in Europe. As Dr Raffaele Poli, head of...[more]

Wed. 16 January 2013

Oleksandr Kucheriavyi: At the end of the first module of the FIFA Master (13th Edition)

For the second time, Oleksandr Kucheriavyi, who was awarded the first FIFA/CIES Network scholarship for the FIFA Master, shares his impressions on his new life as a student. He offers us an overview of the key aspects of the...[more]