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

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]

Mon. 12 May 2014

"Editions CIES": new publication on sports agents by Dr. Frenkiel

The International Centre for Sports Studies is glad to announce the release of a new "Edition CIES" publication, written by Dr. Stanislas Frenkiel: Synopsis Before reviewing the role of a modern professional...[more]

Mon. 20 January 2014

Brand new Demographic Study highlights the decrease of club-trained players in European clubs

The CIES Football Observatory is happy to disclose the 6th edition of its annual Demographic Study on 31 top division leagues of UEFA member associations, 472 clubs and 11,653 players. The 96-page publication is divided in five...[more]

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