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Participation

Team Registration Deadline?
2016/11/06 23:59:00

The Registration for the 5th edition of the European Human Rights Moot Court Competition will be open until the 6th of November 2016 23:59 CET.

Who are the participants?

The team participating in EHRMCC shall consist of 2 to 4 law students. The registration of the teams will be confirmed upon a completion of the registration procedure. Only students enrolled in undergraduate or masters’ studies from a school or law faculty awarding a law degree are allowed to participate at the Competition. We accept only one team per University.

What is the procedure?
  • Fees

    There is no initial participation fee to enter the moot court competition. However, the teams that are qualified to the Final Round have to pay a participation fee that covers accommodation and meals. Each member of the team participating at the Final Round has to pay a participation fee of 250 EUR/ person once ELSA International has sent an invoice. Additionally, every team coach may select the option for 500 EUR including accommodation or 100 EUR excluding accommodation. Travel expenses are not included in the participation fee.

  • Written Submissions

    Registered teams have to send two Written Submissions, one for the Applicant and one for the Respondent, based on a fictive case. The Written Round is a selection round with the aim of selecting teams for the Final Round in Strasbourg, France.

  • Final Round

    The Final Round is the finale of the competition. twenty teams are qualified to the Final Round based on the evaluation of their Written Submissions. The round is annually held in Strasbourg with the pleadings taking place at the European Court of Human Rights and the Council of Europe.

  • Preliminary Rounds

    20 teams

  • Quarter Finals

    8 teams

  • Semi-Finals

    4 teams

  • The Grand Final

    2 teams

Practical information about the Final Round
Prizes
  • Winning team

    2,000.00 €

  • Council of Europe Award

    Traineeships at the European Court of Human Rights for the winning team of the competition. Traineeship for the Best Overall Orator at the Council of Europe Liaison Office with the European Union Brussels.

  • Second team

    1,000.00 €

  • Best Applicant & Best Respondent Written Submissions
  • Third team

    500.00 €

  • Reimbursement

    For those who will win the Council of Europe prize and the prize for the Best Overall Orator, ELSA will cover up to 400 EUR of the accommodation costs per person.

EHRMCC prize
Competition materials.