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.

Access to the Online Bookshop.

Our last publications

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]

Fri. 27 June 2014

Release of a new article co-signed by a CIES scientific collaborator

Just released, new article (in French) co-signed by a CIES scientific collaborator : Dominique Malatesta, Dominique Golay & Christophe Jaccoud, Circulation des savoirs, construction d’appartenances et affirmation de soi. Les...[more]

Thu. 05 June 2014

L'autre visage du supportérisme: autorégulations, mobilisations collectives et mouvements sociaux by Busset Thomas, Besson Roger et Jaccoud Christophe

The result of a scientific symposium organized in September 2012 by the International Centre for Sports Studies (CIES ) in Neuchâtel, this new book addresses the issue of football fan culture from previously underexplored...[more]

Tue. 03 June 2014

New edition of the CIES Football Observatory Annual Review

The CIES Football Observatory launched today the ninth edition of its Annual Review of the five major European championships. It notably discloses the transfer market value of big-5 league footballers. This year’s edition also...[more]

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