International Centre for
Sports Studies

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Thu. 25 September 2014

Records broken during 2014 summer transfer window

The transfer expenditure of big-5 league clubs has never been as high as that seen during the 2014 summer transfer window. The total expenditure this year was €2.4 billion which was €200 million more than the figure recorded in...[more]

Tue. 23 September 2014

Spain: Second permanent seminar on football law

Universidad Rey Juan Carlos (URJC) and the Real Federación Española de Fútbol (RFEF), both partners of the International Centre for Sports Studies (CIES) since 2010, will organise the second permanent Seminar on national and...[more]

Tue. 23 September 2014

NMMU celebrates its graduates… and its new students!

Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (NMMU) officially inaugurated the 8th edition of the NMMU/FIFA/CIES Programme in South Africa and awarded diplomas to the class of 2013-2014 last week in Port Elizabeth. Port Elizabeth was...[more]

Tue. 23 September 2014

CIES Football Observatory online database updated

The CIES Football Observatory is pleased to announce that our online database on the characteristics of big-5 league players and teams has been fully updated to now include the previous five completed seasons. Full access is...[more]

Wed. 17 September 2014

Welcome to the new 2014-2015 FIFA Master class!

Thirty-two carefully selected international postgraduates were welcomed by the CIES President Mr Bertrand Reeb, the CIES General Secretary Mr Vincent Schatzmann, the Scientific Directors from the three partner universities and...[more]