The ICEF provides a professional training environment to prepare players for the highest level of football in the world.
The programs and facilities are specifically designed to drive high-potential football players towards a clearly-defined goal: kickstarting their professional football careers. Throughout the season, student-athletes progress through individualized development as well as high-level exposure opportunities to top professional clubs and prestigious universities around the world.
* The tryout has a cost of €229, that upon acceptance and enrollment into the program,
will be deducted from your tuition fees.
Our online tryout process gives players the chance to apply now. Tryouts welcome elite international players born between 2001 and 2011, to integrate the rosters of the International Center of European Football for the 2023 – 2024 season and the following season.
The online admission process includes a comprehensive questionnaire detailing your soccer history and knowledge, as well as an interview with myself, for an evaluation of your soccer intelligence and maturity. I, along with my Technical Team, will review each application. We’re looking for highly motivated young athletes who are eager to step up their game and are able to confidently perform in professional training sessions, competitions, as well as in their academics and daily life!
U.S. RECRUITMENT TEAM TECHNICAL DIRECTOR
Receive a personalized and individualized assessment
To enroll at the International Center of European Football, all players must go through the tryout application process. Student-athletes are professionally assessed by the professional ICEF Recruitment Team as well as the ICEF Europe Technical Director as part of the selection process to enroll in the 10-Month Pro Residency program. When you go through the online tryout process, you will receive:
- A comprehensive online questionnaire detailing their soccer history and understanding of the game.
- An opportunity to send your highlight videos to the ICEF Europe Technical Director for feedback and analysis.
- An individual presentation of the program by an ICEF Enrollment Advisor to go over the highlights and benefits of the program.
- Step-by-step guidance and support during the entire process, and live meetings with the ICEF Enrollment Advisors.
Review of your Application
Introduction to the Program
Individual meeting with an ICEF Enrollment Advisor to go over the highlights and benefits of the program.
Carefully prepare and send your highlight videos to the ICEF Europe Technical Director.
The ICEF Technical Team will make their selection of top players, based on your overall assessment (including an online questionnaire detailing your soccer history and resume and “video” on-field assessments).
Frequently Asked Questions
With the current situation and the large number of international applications, our team understands how important it is to offer flexible tryout options for applicants who may be unable to travel at the time. We are happy to introduce our way of moving forward during this unprecedented time, with an innovative online approach to give all players the chance to apply and join the International Center of European Football!
The tryout has a cost of €229, non refundable.
Your admission decision will arrive via email within 48 hours of completion of the entire process.
Upon acceptance, student-athletes may begin their enrollment process to the International Center of European Football with support from Enrollment Advisors.
We encourage all players to have their parents join us in the application process so that they can fully experience what we have to offer to student-athletes. As well, parents should be present to attend the presentation of the program. Being present will also allow them to ask questions and get valuable information from the coaches and staff at the International Center of European Football.