International Centre for
Sports Studies

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


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]

Fri. 04 September 2015

Who will win the big-5 league titles?

The correlation between money and success is more and more apparent in European football. The CIES Football Observatory used the indicator of the transfer expenditure in signing squad members to forecast the final table of the...[more]

Fri. 28 August 2015

The CIES Football Observatory unveils its updated approach for sustainable success

The first Monthly Report of the 2015/16 seasons allows football observers and professionals to gain a better understanding of the key factors to be considered in building a winning team over the long term. Since 2005, the...[more]

Thu. 27 August 2015

Senegal : Pape Touré appointed to the CAF Media Committee

Pape Touré, CIES coordinator in Senegal since 2006, has recently been appointed as a member of the Media Committee of the African Football Confederation (CAF). Delighted to take over his new responsibilities he said, « This...[more]