The Competition simulates the procedures of complaints to the European Court of Human Rights.
The Competition provides a unique opportunity for students to experience the principles and implementation of the European Convention on Human Rights firsthand.
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Are providing the first part of the 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.
Are providing the second part of the selection round. Registered teams have to attend one Regional Round representing both the Applicant and the Respondent.
FINAL ORAL ROUND
The Final Oral Round is the last stage of the competition, where the best 18 teams compete. The Final is organised annually in Strasbourg with the pleadings taking place at the Palais de l’Europe and the European Court of Human Rights.
Every member of the winning team is invited for the traineeship at the European Court of Human Rights.
The Final Oral Round gathers 18 teams from all over Europe. It is a unique opportunity for networking with other participants and Judges.
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.