International Centre for
Sports Studies

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2000 Neuchâtel
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Fri. 07 June 2019

FIFA Master and the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup: From Classroom to the Pitch

Picture: Olympique Lionnais celebrating the victory of UEFA Women's Champions League, ©Laszlo Szirtesi/Getty Images In March this year, a record crowd for a top-flight domestic women’s game in Europe of 60,739 watched FC...[more]

Thu. 06 June 2019

Table ronde: “Agents & argent dans le football” à Neuchâtel, le 20 juin 2019 (in French only)

Le métier d’agent de joueurs de football fait fantasmer. Dans l’imaginaire public, il rime souvent avec argent facile. Qu’en est-il vraiment ? Deux agents chevronnés, Christophe Hutteau et Lorenzo Falbo, vont révéler les dessous...[more]

Wed. 05 June 2019

Monthly Report shows development of women’s football

This new Monthly Report analyses the composition of teams participating in the five of the most developed women’s professional leagues worldwide: four European leagues (Germany, Sweden, France and England), as well as the...[more]

Wed. 29 May 2019

FIFA Master firmly established as one of the most respected sport management courses in the world following 2019 ranking success

The Centre International d’Etude du Sport (CIES) and FIFA are proud to announce that the new 2019 SportBusiness International global rankings have again ranked the FIFA Master International MA in Management, Law and Humanities of...[more]

Mon. 27 May 2019

More and more points needed to be champions

What is the percentage of points needed to win the title in the five major European leagues? Issue number 264 of the CIES Football Observatory Weekly Post answers this question for the last twenty seasons. The analysis...[more]