Frequently Asked Questions


We do not offer discounts on courses. However, we can offer candidates the option of paying for their course fee in instalments with 70% of the course fee payable when registering for a course and 30% during the course. This option is available for Modules 1-4 and Diploma in International Commercial Arbitration.


We have Branches worldwide that provide training based on course materials, content and syllabus that has been fully developed and approved by CIArb, Bloomsbury Square.


Candidates will automatically be registered to sit examinations at CIArb, Bloomsbury Square, London.

However, it is possible to arrange for examinations to be sat elsewhere, for example, at a CIArb Branch or a special examination centre. Candidates who wish to sit an examination at a CIArb Branch or a special examination centre in their home country should alert the Institute at least four weeks prior to the examination and finalise their own arrangements with the external venue.

Candidates will be responsible for any additional local charges for invigilation and facilities.


CIArb courses in Domestic Arbitration, International Arbitration and Mediation are internationally recognised.

Courses held at 12 Bloomsbury Square in Adjudication are based on the UK Act and only recognised in the UK. Please refer to your local Branch for any courses they may be running in Adjudication


Candidates should receive their results within 6 - 8 weeks by both email and post.


Universities will generally offer academic courses, whereas CIArb offers professional courses.

There are some university courses which are recognised by CIArb and therefore could lead to membership, please see the  Recognised Course Provider section of the CIArb website

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