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German Court of Arbitration for Sport

Do you have a sport-related dispute? Learn more about the settlement of sport-related disputes.


DIS-Rules for Arbitration and other alternative dispute resolution methods.


German initiative of young arbitration


Mechanisms for the settlement of disputes

What mechanisms can DIS offer? Learn more about the advantages.

DIS Model Clauses

You can use these model clauses in your commercial contracts.


Network of DIS members

Are you searching for a DIS member? Please use our member directory.

German Arbitration Journal - SchiedsVZ

Independent legal journal for arbitration

Become a member

Join our experienced and competent network.

The DIS as an institution

Administration of dispute resolution across all industry sectors

Early conflict resolution

Speedy conflict resolution benefits all involved parties.

Cost Calculator

What costs will you incur in an arbitration?

Gender Champion Initiative

DIS and ERA-Pledge have launched a joint initiative. Join the cause!

DIS arbitration process

What does a typical arbitration proceeding under DIS Arbitration Rules look like?


Independent dispute resolution comparison tool from the RTMKM working group

Sport – Financial aid

Supporting athletes in anti-doping disputes


We are looking forward to seeing you: Vacancies, internships.

Sport – Preliminary protective measures

The emergency arbitrator and how to apply for preliminary protective measures. Find out more.


The UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules

DIS Sponsorship Award – Scholarship and teaching

Promotion of young academics

Network of Experts

The DIS connects experts through its various networks.



Would you like to hold a hearing in Bonn or Berlin?

Information and knowledge transfer

The DIS publicly shares extensive expertise and works actively to raise awareness.


The DIS organises conferences and other events.

Types of disputes related to sport

Sport-related commercial disputes and anti-doping disputes


A long tradition of cooperation between the German Chambers of Industry and Commerce and the DIS



We are available in person at two locations in Germany.

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