International Centre for
Sports Studies

Avenue DuPeyrou 1
2000 Neuchâtel
Tel +41 32 718 39 00
Fax +41 32 718 39 01


Tue. 31 January 2017

South Africa: New Director for the NMMU/FIFA/CIES Executive Programme

We were delighted to receive news of the appointment of Prof. Cheryl Walter as the new Head of the Department of Human Movement Sciences at Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (NMMU) in Port Elizabeth (South Africa). Prof....[more]

Tue. 31 January 2017

Debutant players: France top, England bottom

Issue number 174 of the CIES Football Observatory Weekly Post presents players who made their debut in the professional game after July 1st 2016 fielded during the current season in domestic league matches by a big-5 league club....[more]

Wed. 25 January 2017

Award of the 2017 FIFA/CIES University Network Prize

During a meeting held on 23rd January 2017 at the CIES headquarters in Neuchâtel, Switzerland, an international jury awarded the 2017 FIFA/CIES University Network Prize to three students from Kozminski University (KU) in Warsaw...[more]

Tue. 24 January 2017

Conference: “The development of young football-players:The training methods of Jean-Marc Guillou” (in French only)

The International Centre for Sport Studies (CIES), in cooperation with Neuchâtel Xamax FCS, will be organizing a conference which will gather a large number of professionals from the world of sport. This special event will...[more]

Tue. 24 January 2017

Economic valorisation of squads: from Barcelona to PSG

Issue number 173 of the CIES Football Observatory Weekly Post presents the gap between the value of squads and transfer fee expenditure to assemble them. This analysis allows us highlighting the most and least efficient clubs...[more]