International Certification of Dance Studies


1.  Each module is 150 hours of instruction.

2.  The school, the teacher and the student become Members of CID.

3.  The school sends to CID a declaration that the student has completed a module of 150 hours.

4.  CID sends formal certification on parchment paper, valid world-wide. The school hands the parchment to the student at a special ceremony.

5.  The system applies to all countries, all forms of dance.

6.  This service is free of charge, like all services by CID.


CID is the only top-level agency that can offer solid guarantees since it is:
-  official, recognized by UNESCO and governments
-  world-wide, linking more than 155 countries
-  independent from any influences or interests
-  global, not linked to any particular country
-  strictly non-profit, accepting no money other than membership fees
-  democratically governed by elected officers receiving no pay
-  firmly established, with a long history of 39 years
-  competent, bringing together top-level specialists
-  encompassing, absolutely all forms of dance

Characteristics of CID certification

-  Uniformity: system is the same for all countries.
-  Verification: inquiries on certified students are confirmed by CID.
-  Security: certificates are issued centrally, by the CID Secretariat
-  Selection: schools, teachers and students are members of the CID
-  Equality: all forms of dance, all tendencies
-  Perennity: will never change
-  No cost: always free of charge

 For the sample click here


International Dance Council     CID     Conseil International de la Danse
UNESCO 1 rue Miollis FR-75732 Paris, France tel. +33 1 4568 4953
     www.cid-portal.org     ExecSec@cid-portal.org