Last edited 24 Sep 2020


FIDIC (‘Fédération Internationale des Ingénieurs-Conseils’ or ‘the International Federation of Consulting Engineers’) was founded in 1913. It is a membership organisation, with members comprising national associations of consulting engineers from 97 countries.

It was created to promote the consulting engineering industry’s strategic goals and to disseminate information and resources.

It describes its objectives as:

FIDIC's activities are carried out by committees and task forces appointed by an Executive Committee elected by the General Assembly.

It is perhaps best known for the publication of its international forms of construction contracts, as well as related materials such as pre-qualification forms and best practice documents.

Its core suite of contracts includes:

These are supplemented by a wide range of additional contracts and agreements, including:

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