International Centre for
Sports Studies

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


Wed. 24 April 2019

FIFA Diploma in Football Law

As part of an on-going effort to share knowledge with sports law professionals around the world, FIFA is launching a new Diploma in Football Law in collaboration with the International Centre for Sports Studies (CIES). The...[more]

Tue. 16 April 2019

Compte rendu de la conférence « Exploration de la Sibérie: histoire, exploits et tragédies » (In French only)

La conférence publique organisée par le Centre International d’Etude du Sport (CIES) en collaboration avec le Musée d’art et d’histoire (MAHN) dans le cadre des manifestations du Printemps culturel 2019 « Grand Nord »...[more]

Mon. 15 April 2019

Defensive air challenges: Marcelo Guedes ahead of Maguire and van Dijk

Marcelo Guedes (Olympique Lyonnais) heads the big-5 league rankings of players having won the highest percentage of defensive air challenges in domestic league matches this season: 136 out of 159 (85.5%). The Brazilian outranks...[more]

Thu. 11 April 2019

The four winners of the FIFA/CIES University Network Prize discover Switzerland

The four winners of the FIFA/CIES University Network Prize for 2019 travelled to Switzerland last week. During their visit, they were welcomed to the headquarters of CIES and discovered the city of Neuchâtel. After presenting...[more]

Wed. 10 April 2019

New Report on Attendances in Football Stadia

The 44th Monthly Report of the CIES Football Observatory analyses match attendances in 51 national football leagues from 42 countries. Germany appears as the footballing country par excellence. Although also very popular, English...[more]