International Centre for
Sports Studies

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2000 Neuchâtel
Tel +41 32 718 39 00


Thu. 23 April 2020

New CIES Coordinator Appointed in Trinidad and Tobago

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Geoffrey Edwards as CIES Coordinator in Trinidad and Tobago. A former student of the FIFA/CIES Executive Programme organised in cooperation with "The University of the West...[more]

Mon. 20 April 2020

Player export: Brazil leads the table

Issue number 292 of the CIES Football Observatory Weekly Post ranks countries worldwide according to the number of their representatives having played professional football abroad during the calendar year 2019. Brazil is at the...[more]

Tue. 14 April 2020


Biplav Gautam Current Position: Head of Sports Partnerships, APAC at Sportradar Year of graduation: 2007 (7th edition) Nationality: American and Nepali What does your current role involve? For the past 5 years I have...[more]

Tue. 14 April 2020

Best stepping-stone clubs: Ajax ahead of Benfica

The 291st Weekly Post of the CIES Football Observatory highlights the main clubs from where current big-5 league players departed to reach the five major European leagues. At the top of the stepping-stone club rankings are three...[more]

Tue. 14 April 2020

Two CIES-events postponed

In response to the increasing interest in CIES round tables and guest lectures, a series of CIES-events were planned for 2020 in collaboration with a large number of cultural, governmental and sports industry institutions....[more]