The Choice of Excellence

ICEF’s UEFA / FFF licensed technical staff forges the next generation of leaders that will bring respect, self-discipline, and commitment to the sports industry through the best-in-class European methodology.

  • UEFA / FFF licensed Technical Staff
  • Methodology modeled after the French Federation of Football
  • Highest official competition in Europe
  • Internship placement in Professional Clubs.

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Your Future Starts Now!

The International Center of European Football is the official football institution designed to prepapre and expose elite international football players in Europe.
Be amongst the top 50 players selected to enroll in Europe's most featured football program!

UEFA/FFF licensed technical staff

Highest official competition in Europe

Methodology modeled after the French Federation of Football

Premium boarding school

Exposure to Professional Football Clubs

Visa granted for non EU citizens

Meet ICEF's recruitment team

Get professionaly assessed see if you have the level to join the most exclusive football center in Europe! Attend one of ICEF's Live Info Session if you have further questions.

Live Info Session


All you need to know about ICEF
45 min. online webinar and Q&A

US Elite Tryouts

$ 229

Get professionally assessed by UEFA/ FFF technical staff

Featuring Thonon Evian Grand Geneve FC

ICEF owns and powers an the biggest club in the Geneva area, formerly playing in the French Pro First Division, Thonon Evian Grand Genève FC. Join the teams from U15 through Senior to kickstart their professional careers.


Do I have to tryout?

All student-athletes must be professionaly assessed by ICEF’s technicall staff and be accepted to register to the 10-month program. Tryouts and trials are hosted along the season all over the world and only the top 50 players are selected to join.

What does the price include?

The US elite tryouts fees include the following:

  • Professional assessment
  • Individualized performance Report
  • Uniform Kit
  • Lunch
  • Water

Fees exclude any kind of travel and accomodation expenses.

Where is the center located?

The International Center of European Football is located in Evian, France, close the Swiss border, 30 minutes from Geneva International Airport. All student-athletes live, learn and compete at the crossroads of the most successful professional football clubs in the world.

Who are the tryouts designed for?

The 10-Month Pro Residency Program is open to boys and girls born between 2006 and 2001. This program is exclusively reserved for experienced players.

Do I need a visa to participate?

Yes! all non EU Citizens student-athletes participating in the 10-month pro residency program will need to apply for a student visa delivered under the condition of enrolling in one ICEF’s Academic option. ICEF supports every family in the process.

The #1 European football institution designed for elite international players!