Member Types

Membership Types

Join the world’s leading professional body for dispute avoidance and dispute management.

Whether you are just starting out, looking to enhance your career, or wanting to demonstrate a commitment to exceptionally high standards in private dispute resolution, CIArb membership will support you every step of the way.

We will tell you what member type you qualify for when completing the registration form


Student membership is completely free and open to anyone currently studying at a university or other higher education institute.


This level of membership is perfectly suited to professionals with experience of the profession.


This level of membership shows an ongoing ambition to develop knowledge, and progress to senior levels.


Fellowship tells clients, colleagues, and regulators that you have shown commitment to the highest levels of knowledge, skills, and behaviour.

Chartered Arbitrator

A Chartered Arbitrator is a Fellow of CIArb who has demonstrated to a peer interview panel an advanced knowledge of arbitration.


For organisations committed to excellence in ADR, corporate membership brings the recognition they deserve.