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News

Mon. 14 September 2015

Record high: more than 3 billion € invested on new players

Big-5 league clubs committed 3.3 billion € to sign players during the last transfer window (add-on and loan fees included). This is a 32% increase compared to the previous record high observed in summer 2014. All data is...[more]

Mon. 14 September 2015

Poland: Registrations for the second edition of the FIFA/CIES Programme

Kozminski University (KU), the academic partner of the International Centre for Sports Studies (CIES), launched the registration process for the second edition of the FIFA/CIES Programme in sport management in Poland. The course...[more]

Mon. 07 September 2015

From Martial to Sterling: most over- and under-paid players

Who were the most under-paid players during the last transfer window? Who was under-paid? Issue number 117 of the CIES Football Observatory Weekly Post answers to these questions. On average, big-5 league players...[more]

Mon. 07 September 2015

20 years of sports studies

“The legs of a 20-year-old are made to travel the world,” wrote the French poet Christian Bobin. The same can be said of the International Centre for Sports Studies (CIES), which was founded 20 years ago in Switzerland. The...[more]

Fri. 04 September 2015

4th Seminar of the FIFA/CIES International University Network

Over 60 members of the FIFA/CIES International University Network met in Switzerland from the 23rd to the 26th of August. Their main objectives were to share experiences as well as to explore avenues to improve work and...[more]