International Centre for
Sports Studies

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2000 Neuchâtel
Tel +41 32 718 39 00


Tue. 05 November 2019

Haifa Guedri, a graduate from the FIFA/CIES Executive Programme, contributes to the revival of women's football in Tunisia

Haifa Guedri, a graduate from the FIFA/CIES Executive Programme organised in cooperation with Cairo University (CU) in Egypt, has created EVA FOOT, a women's football academy for young female players that has just been registered...[more]

Mon. 04 November 2019

FIFA and CIES reaching football development in Africa with the support of executive capacity building programmes

The International Centre for Sports Studies (CIES) in partnership with FIFA launched new executive programmes in Senegal and South Africa in October 2019 With 22 attending MAs in Dakar and 27 English-speaking ones in Port...[more]

Mon. 04 November 2019

Record high for expatriates, end of club-trained players decline?

The 49th Monthly Report of the CIES Football Observatory analyses the demographic characteristics of players from 31 European top division clubs. It notably reveals that the trend towards less stability and a greater...[more]

Mon. 28 October 2019

Manchester City FC and the FIFA Master

The 20th edition FIFA Master – International MA in Management, Law and Humanities of Sport - class continued their Humanities of Sport module studies this month with a privileged behind the scenes field visit to the current...[more]

Mon. 28 October 2019

Effective playing time: records per league and club

The effective playing time of a football match greatly varies according to league and club. According to the exclusive InStat data on 35 European competitions, during current season, the highest percentage of effective...[more]