• The "SAP Certified Application Specialist – SAP Ariba and SAP Application Integration" specialist exam validates that the candidate possesses the fundamental and core knowledge required of an SAP Ariba Application Integration specialist profile. This certification proves that the candidate has a technical understanding of how to integrate SAP Ariba applications with each other and with SAP ERP applications. This certification exam is recommended as a specialist level qualification to lead the application integration effort. "C_AR_INT_13 - SAP Certified Application Associate - Ariba Integration" is a pre-requisite associate level exam and must be passed before taking this specialist exam.


  • To ensure success, SAP recommends combining education courses and hands-on experience to prepare for your certification exam as questions will test your ability to apply the knowledge you have gained in training.
  • You are not allowed to use any reference materials during the certification test (no access to online documentation or to any SAP system).

Topic Areas

Please see below the list of topics that may be covered within this certification and the courses that cover them. Its accuracy does not constitute a legitimate claim; SAP reserves the right to update the exam content (topics, items, weighting) at any time.

SAP Ariba Procurement > 12%

Integrate Master Data with file Channel, Direct Connect and Web Services; integrate Transactional Data directly from SAP ERP or via SAP Netweaver PI; explain how to integrate SAP Ariba Procurement with SAP ERP systems; and describe the process flows for integrations using Real Time Budget Check, using SAP Ariba Invoicing and using SAP Ariba Requisitioning.

SAP Ariba Sourcing and SAP Ariba Contracts > 12%

Integrate SAP Ariba Sourcing and SAP Ariba Contracts with other SAP products using SAP Netweaver, Direct Connect and Mediated Connectivity; describe the process flows for integrating SAP Ariba Sourcing and SAP Ariba Contracts with other SAP products.

SAP Ariba Supplier Management > 12%

Integrate SAP Ariba Supplier Management with other SAP Ariba products and with other SAP ERP products, and describe the process flows for integrations with SAP Ariba Supplier Management products.

Direct Connect > 12%

Use Direct Connect with SAP Ariba Procurement products, SAP Ariba Sourcing, SAP Ariba Contracts and SAP Ariba Supplier Management products.

Cloud Integration Network Adapter > 12%

Describe the capabilities of the different Cloud Integration Network Adapters, use the Cloud Integration Network Adapters with SAP Ariba Invoicing, SAP Ariba Sourcing and SAP Ariba Contracts.

Business Suite Add On 8% - 12%

Explain the capabilities of SAP Suite Add-on and describe how to use the SAP Suite Add-on with SAP Ariba Invoicing.

  • SAP Ariba Certification LR

General Information

Exam Preparation 

IMPORTANT: All SAP consultant certifications are now available as Cloud Certifications in the Certification Hub and can be booked with product code CER006. With CER006 – SAP Certification in the Cloud, you can take up to six exams attempts of your choice in one year – from wherever and whenever it suits you!  Test dates can be chosen and booked individually.Those of you who prefer to get certified on-site at an SAP training center instead can still do so. Official dates for the certification tests are listed on the right.

Each specific certification comes with its own set of preparation tactics. We define them as "Topic Areas" and they can be found on each exam description. You can find the number of questions, the duration of the exam, what areas you will be tested on, and recommended course work and content you can reference.

Certification exams might contain unscored items that are being tested for upcoming releases of the exam. These unscored items are randomly distributed across the certification topics and are not counted towards the final score. The total number of items of an examination as advertised in the Training Shop is never exceeded when unscored items are used.

Please be aware that the professional- level certification also requires several years of practical on-the-job experience and addresses real-life scenarios.

For more information refer to our FAQs.

SAP Global Certification FAQ – Overview

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SAP Global Certification FAQ – Post-Exam Process


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