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Characteristics
  • THE EUROPEAN CONVENTION ON HUMAN RIGHTS

    The Competition simulates the procedures of complaints to the European Court of Human Rights.

  • AIM

    The Competition provides a unique opportunity for students to experience the principles and implementation of the European Convention on Human Rights firsthand.

  • ENGLISH LANGUAGE

    The Competition is held in English.

STRUCTURE
  • REGISTRATION

    Teams consisting of 2 to 4 law student are eligIble to participate in the Competition. Each team may have up to 2 team coaches.

  • WRITTEN SUBMISSIONS

    Are providing a selection round with the aim of selecting teams for the Final  Round. Registered teams have to send two Written Submissions, one for the Applicant and one for the Respondent.

  • FINAL ROUND

    The Final Round is the last stage of the competition, where the best 20 teams compete. The Final is organized anually in Strasbourg with the pleadings taking place at the European Court of Human Rights.

ACADEMIC VALUE
  • TRAINEESHIP AT THE ECHR

    Every member of the winning team is invited for the traineeship at the European Court of Human Rights.

  • INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENT

    The Final Round gathers 20 teams from all over Europe. It is a unique opportunity for networking with other participants and Judges.

  • SKILLS TRAINING

    The Competition is a unique opportunity for students to gain practical experience comparable to real pleading in front of the European Court of Human Rights.