International Centre for
Sports Studies

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


Thu. 24 September 2015

Welcome to the 16th edition of the International MA in Management, Law and Humanities of Sport - "FIFA Master"

Thirty-two carefully selected international postgraduate students were welcomed by CIES Director Prof. Denis Oswald, General Secretary Vincent Schatzmann, Scientific Directors from the three partner universities and course alumni...[more]

Wed. 23 September 2015

Mapping transfer fees in football: who got the money?

More than 70% of transfer fees invested by big-5 league clubs during last summer were paid to other clubs taking part in the five major European championships. The team who received the highest amount was AS Monaco (202 million...[more]

Wed. 23 September 2015

Russia: Registration open for the second edition of the FIFA/CIES Programme

The Higher School of Economics (HSE), the academic partner of the International Centre for Sports Studies (CIES), has launched the registration process for the second edition of the FIFA/CIES course. The Programme allows...[more]

Tue. 15 September 2015

NMMU: Some leave and some arrive….

Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (NMMU) officially gave diplomas to the 18 students who participated in the 8th edition of the NMMU/FIFA/CIES Programme in South Africa last week. The university also welcomed the 28 new...[more]

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]