International Centre for
Sports Studies

Avenue DuPeyrou 1
2000 Neuchâtel
Tel +41 32 718 39 00


Thu. 15 August 2013

FIFA Master's international conference

The dissertation presentations from the 30 postgraduates of the 2012/2013 FIFA Master took place on Thursday 18th July 2013 in Neuchâtel, Switzerland, marking the end of the 13th edition of the FIFA Master. For the first time in...[more]

Mon. 12 August 2013

Interview of Raffaele Poli, Head of the CIES Sports Observatory

Could you first tell us about yourself and your career? I grew up in Ticino and I arrived in French-speaking Switzerland for my university studies. I got a degree in geography in 2002 and I followed this with a further degree in...[more]

Mon. 12 August 2013

New Big-5 Weekly Post on transfer fees

Throughout the summer, the CIES Football Observatory compares the transfer fees paid to sign players under contract with big-5 league clubs with the values estimated by its exclusive econometric model. The new edition of the...[more]

Tue. 06 August 2013

Professional success for a former student of the FIFA/CIES Programme!

Diogo Miguel Lourenço, alumnus of the URJC/FIFA/CIES Programme in Sport Management in Madrid (Spain), has just been hired by the Portuguese Football Federation (FPF). He will be working within the “Competitions & Events"...[more]

Tue. 06 August 2013

Closing ceremony of the 3rd FIFA/CIES Programme in Venezuela

Universidad Metropolitana (UNIMET), a CIES partner since 2010, organised the closing ceremony of the 3rd edition of the FIFA/CIES programme in sports management at the beginning of July in the main hall of its continuing...[more]