DIS Rules

Tools & Rules


The German Arbitration Institute (DIS) offers, in addition to administrated arbitration, numerous procedural rules for alternative dispute resolution. These rules are available below in different languages.


2018 DIS Arbitration Rules

Please note the changes of Appendix 2 effective as of 1 July 2021 (Paragraph 3, 4 and 7).

Please note the Resolution of the DIS Board of Directors of 28 December 2022 on the performance of case management tasks.

Approval DIS eFile for the transmission of electronic documents to the DIS and the use of DIS eFile in arbitration proceedings pursuant to the 2018 DIS Arbitration Rules

Approval of the FTAPI-Submitbox of the DIS for transmission electronic documents to the DIS after receipt of an “upload”-button in arbitration proceedings according to the 2018 DIS Arbitration Rules

UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules - Administered by the DIS

DIS Guidelines for the Reimbursement of Arbitrators Expenses

Supplementary Rules for Third-Party Notices (DIS-TPNR)

Please also refer to the Practice Notes to the Rules.

Other Alternative Dispute Resolution Rules

DIS Conciliation Rules 02 (ConR)

Sport Arbitration

DIS Sport Arbitration Rules 2016

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