Great success for the second co-hosted CIES and DENTSU Inc seminar In Tokyo

ASOIF and CIES team up again to explore International Federations good governance

Twelve projects will compete for the Network Prize 2014

CIES Football Observatory: approach for long-term success

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Tokyo: second edition of joint CIES and Dentsu Asian Football Management Seminar

Dentsu Hall, Shiodome, Tokyo, Dec 3, 2014


Following the success of the May 2014 event, a second edition of the prestigious football management seminar “Asian Football after the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil” was co-hosted in Tokyo by CIES and DENTSU Inc in December.

The core aim of this series of management seminars is to consider the development of football in Asia by analyzing and comparing it to the football system seen in Europe.

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Second workshop on International Federations Good Governance organised jointly by ASOIF and CIES

Workshop on International Federations Good Governance


Following the success of the first workshop on International Federations (IFs) good governance organised in April 2013, the Association of Summer Olympic International Federations (ASOIF) and the International Centre for Sports Studies (CIES) decided to team up again on 26th November 2014 to explore the same topic.

The 2013 Workshop helped the IFs to gather information on a wide range of governance issues/topics. It also provided an opportunity to learn how other federations were organized and governed.

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Fifth edition of the Network Prize: Twelve projects will compete!

Winners of the Network Prize 2013 at FIFA headquarters


CIES has received twelve projects for the fifth edition of the FIFA/CIES International University Network Prize (two more than in 2013). An international jury will select the winning project on 12 January 2015. 

Created in 2011 on the initiative of the Universidad Católica Argentina, the FIFA/CIES International University Network Prize aims to reward innovative and original work in the understanding of phenomena related to sports on a continental, national, regional and local level.

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The CIES Football Observatory unveils its exclusive approach for long-term success

Presentation of the approach on long-term success

The CIES Football Observatory is proud to exclusively present the approach developed to assist clubs in the quest for sustainable success. Our presentation on the 25th November 2015 in Berlin during the Sportdata and Performance Forum is now available as a free download here.

Moreover, issue number 91 of the Big-5 Weekly Post presents the results of the analysis of the ASAR ratio for clubs from the five major European championships.

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On-line application process for the FIFA Master 16th edition

Deadline for applying to the 16th Edition (2015-2016) of the FIFA Master: midday (12pm) Central European Time, Friday 9th January 2015


The FIFA Master was ranked n°1 Sport Management Masters in the World by Sport Business International Magazine in 2014 after having been recognised as the leading course in Europe and second in the world by the same ranking in both 2012 and 2013.

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