International Centre for
Sports Studies

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


The CIES, in cooperation with partner universities and institutions around the world, publishes research focused mainly in the areas of law, sociology, geography, history and economics of sport.

The CIES publications can be ordered online on this web site.

To order the Staempfli and Peter Lang publications, follow the links to the publishers' web sites.

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Our last publications

Thu. 16 April 2015

Routledge International Handbook of Sport and Legacy Published

The CIES is delighted to announce that the Routledge International Handbook of Sport and Legacy has been published. This major work, which contains twenty five carefully commissioned international chapters, is the culmination of...[more]

Wed. 18 February 2015

Publication: Prof. Nina Clara Tiesler, Joao Havelange Research Scholarship Award Winner 2012

The CIES is proud to announce the publication of the book "Women, Soccer and Transnational Migration".  Part of chapter 9 entitled "Momentus spark or enduring enthusiasm" is based on research carried...[more]

Thu. 20 November 2014

New publication in French: "Le FC Boveresses: un club de football créateur de liens sociaux"

Ce travail du Centre international d'étude du sport (CIES) de l'Université de Neuchâtel vise à étudier, à travers un cas concret, l'apport d'une association sportive à la vie d’un quartier et plus particulièrement son rôle dans...[more]

Mon. 27 October 2014

New publication in the collection "Editions CIES": Governance Models Across Football Associations and Leagues

Abstract: National associations and leagues share the responsibility of organising football competitions. However, governance models vary greatly at worldwide level. This book analyses the various existing models of governance....[more]

Wed. 23 July 2014

Article published in the journal Society and Leisure

Society and Leisure: Studying commitment from the perspective of collective action: the case of sport clubs in proximate surroundings. Dominique Malatesta, Dominique Golay, Fabienne Malbois and Christophe Jaccoud...[more]

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