International Centre for
Sports Studies

Avenue DuPeyrou 1
2000 Neuchâtel
Switzerland
Tel +41 32 718 39 00
Fax +41 32 718 39 01
Wed. 15 October 2014

Interview with Prof. Richard Holt, professor of Sport History at De Montfort University in Leicester and former member of the FIFA Master Scientific Committee

1.    How did you first get involved with the FIFA Master? Strangely for a historian, I’m not very good at my own history. I can’t really remember exactly how and when I got involved in the FIFA Master but as...[more]

Tue. 14 October 2014

Abu Dhabi: Launch of the first FIFA/CIES Programme

The first edition of the FIFA/CIES Programme in sport management started on 28 September on the campus of Paris-Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi (PSUAD), the academic partner of the International Centre for Sports Studies (CIES) in...[more]

Mon. 13 October 2014

Grant from the Swiss National Fund Division 1 Research

Doing "small society" by leisure activity: An ethnography of community life in proximity sports clubs. As part of a research grant from the Swiss National Fund Division1 Research, The University of Applied Sciences and...[more]

Wed. 08 October 2014

Two FIFA/CIES Network scholarships for the next edition of the FIFA Master!

The International Centre for Sports Studies (CIES) has decided to increase the number of full scholarships offered to alumni of the FIFA/CIES Programme in sport management to two to allow alumni to apply and then attend the 16th...[more]

Tue. 07 October 2014

New “ranking by minute” statistics: there is hope for Manchester United

The CIES Football Observatory is pleased to present innovative statistics on the average number of points achieved by clubs and footballers by minute played. This brand new indicator is calculated on the basis of the score in...[more]