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Education & Training

The CIArb UAE Branch provides all the arbitration training you need to become an Associate, Member or Fellow.

Further information on the different grades of membership and CIArb's alternative dispute resolution training pathways is available online.

All training - i.e. presentations, tutorials, assessments and examinations, etc -  is provided in Dubai.

Exemptions from the modules are available for lawyers as well as those that have successfully completed certain courses identified in the Recognised Course Provider Scheme or individuals that have completed courses of equivalent status. Applications in this regard must be made to CIArb HQ.

Read more about Exemptions


Further Information

The Introduction to International Arbitration, Module 1 and Module 2 courses may be taken in any order but all three courses must be successfully completed to be eligible to apply for Member Grade.

The Module 3, Module 4 and Peer Interview must be taken in sequence. The Accelerated Programmes are for those that are legally qualified with arbitration experience.

For the contact details for each course, please contact the Branch.

See the links below for upcoming training courses and booking. We regularly hold Routes to Membership courses in Dubai. Please visit our Education and Training section for details. Alternatively click here for a list of all CIArb courses.

ARF – Accelerated Route towards Fellowship (International Arbitration


When: 16 & 17 November

Where: H Hotel Dubai

Click here to read more

ARM – Accelerated Route to Membership (International Arbitration)

H Hotel

When: 19 & 20 October

Where: H Hotel Dubai

Click here to read more


The CIArb provides various details on mediation which can be accessed through the following webpage

The CIArb Branch held a Mediation Training Course over two modules on 19 - 21 and 26 - 28 October 2017. 

Members that are interested in an upcoming Mediation Training Course may contact the Committee and book in advance to secure a place by sending an email: click here

Module 1 - Law of Obligations and Civil Evidence

  Click here for more information

Module 4 - International Award Writing


Click here for more information