Deadline: 31 October 2013 (for registration); 10 October 2013 for sending questions
Open to: all law students in ELSA Member Countries (see list HERE) as well as Council of Europe Member Countries (see list HERE).
Prize: traineeship at the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg for a period of one month
In order to provide law students with an opportunity to gain practical experience in the field, the European Law students’ Association (ELSA), has launched the 2nd edition of the European Human Rights Moot Court Competition in cooperation with the Council of Europe.
The competition, which simulates the procedure of complaints to the European Court of Human Rights, is open to all students from ELSA countries as well as from countries that are members of the Council of Europe.
The simulation of a court trial is often divided into two phases: the written phase and the oral phase. In the written part students draft submissions or memorials on behalf of the applicant and the respondent.
The written phase leads to the oral phase which means simulations of court hearings where students represent the applicant and the respondent. The teams will examine a fictive case and draft written submissions for each party.
The teams will be evaluated based on their written admissions and the best 16 teams will compete in the European final at the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg, France.
The winning team will be awarded with a traineeship at the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg for a period of one month.
To officially register for the competition please fill in the following Registration Form HERE before 31 October 2013. Each team will receive an e-mail with their team number and further instructions.
Deadline for sending questions: 10 October 2013.
Deadline for teams to register: 31 October 2013, 12 pm CET.
Deadline for written submission: 15 November 2013, 12 pm CET.