International Centre for
Sports Studies

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2000 Neuchâtel
Tel +41 32 718 39 00


Mon. 03 July 2017

7th international congress on football law

More than ten years have elapsed since the Spanish Football Association (RFEF) staged the inaugural International Congress on Football Law. Sometimes complex, the links between football and law have continued to develop rapidly...[more]

Mon. 03 July 2017

The FIGC marathon of innovation: European hackathon on football

The CIES Football Observatory is happy to promote the European Hackathon on Football. The event is organised by the Italian Football Federation (FIGC), in collaboration with the University of Trento and the Autonomous Province of...[more]

Tue. 27 June 2017

View our eleventh course video to find out why you should choose the "FIFA Master"

The eleventh of our exclusive behind the scenes course videos is now available to access. Here, you will gain a unique insight into how the award winning "FIFA Master" - International MA in Management, Law and...[more]

Wed. 21 June 2017

Costa Rica: CIES Coordinator appointed as a member of the FIFA Ethics Committee

Margarita Echeverria, General Secretary of the Football Federation of Costa Rica, Arbitrator at CAS and CIES Coordinator in Costa Rica since 2008, has been appointed as a member of the Adjudicatory Chamber of the FIFA Ethics...[more]

Wed. 21 June 2017

“FIFA Master” Alumni – Where are they now? Sarah Widera

Sarah Widera Current Position: Corporate Communications Manager at FIFA (Fédération Internationale de Football Association) Year of graduation: 2014 (14th Edition) Nationality: Australian / British What does your current...[more]