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jeu. 19 novembre 2020

Special video series to celebrate 20 years of the FIFA Master (in English only)

CIES proudly announces the launch of a special video series aimed at celebrating 20 years of our hugely successful FIFA Master - International Master in Management, Law and Humanities of Sport on Monday 23rd November 2020, 13.30 CET @ CIES YouTube Channel.

During 10 episodes, 20 alumni from different countries, editions and professional backgrounds will exchange their unique experiences of the FIFA Master programme and provide insights and advice for future students too.

We invite everyone to tune in via the CIES YouTube Channel within the next 5 weeks every Monday and Wednesday 13:30 CET to follow all the episodes of this Special Video Series: 20 years of the FIFA Master:

Please find the full schedule below:


  • Monday 23/11/2020 – Cem Ulkeroglu (Turkey), 1st Edition & Aline Rodrigues (Brazil), 16th Edition   
  • Wednesday 25/11/2020 – John Siner (USA), 2nd Edition & Safia Abdel Dayem (Egypt/Syria), 14th Edition
  • Monday 30/11/2020 – Pascal Sommerhalder (Switzerland), 3rd Edition & Ya (Agnes) Gao (China), 17th Edition  
  • Wednesday 02/12/2020 – Veronika Muehlhofer (Austria), 4th Edition & James Kitching (Australia/Italy), 12th Edition
  • Monday 07/12/2020 – Jair Bertoni (Argentina/Italy), 5th Edition & Mongoljingoo Sodgerel (Mongolia), 18th Edition
  • Wednesday 09/12/2020 – Zachariah Joseph (India), 6th Edition & Emma Twigg (New Zealand ), 15th Edition
  • Monday 14/12/2020 – Biplav Gautam (Nepal/USA), 7th Edition & Tanya Heimlich-Ng Yuen (Canada/Switzerland), 9th Edition
  • Wednesday 16/12/2020 – Francisco Porras Lima (Spain), 8th Edition & Caitkie Vaghjee (Mauritius), 20th Edition  
  • Monday 21/12/2020 – Solomon Mudege (Zimbabwe), 10th Edition & Ekaterina Bragina (Russia), 19th Edition   
  • Wednesday 23/12/2020 – Neikelle Moore (Trinidad Tobago/USA), 11th Edition & Tsuneyasu Miyamoto (Japan), 13th Edition 




FIFA Master - International Master in Management, Law and Humanities of Sport, ranked No.1 Course in Europe 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020 by the SportBusiness International global rankings.

Organised by CIES in partnership with De Montfort University (United Kingdom), SDA Bocconi School of Management (Italy) and the University of Neuchâtel (Switzerland).


As of 1st October 2020 the CIES has officially opened the application process for the 22nd edition (2021-2022) of the FIFA Master.

Please note that the deadline for applying is midday (12pm) Central European Time on Friday 8th of January 2021.


Only complete applications received by this date will be considered by the Scientific Committee. 

Please click on this link to access the online application form.

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