The Written Submissions deadline for the 7th edition of the European Human Rights Moot Court Competition is the 23rd of December 2018, 29:59 CET.
Teams consist of 2-4 students, that are currently enrolled in undergraduate or Masters’ studies in law at an eligible university at the time of submission of the application. Optionally, a team may have up to two coaches.
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.
- Written Submissions
Registered teams have to send two Written Submissions, one for the Applicant and one for the Respondent, based on the fictive case. The Written Submissions will be scored to select teams for the Final Round in Strasbourg.
- Pre-Rounds (optional)
Teams that have sent their Written Submissions are able to participate in Regional Pre-Rounds. The Pre-Rounds are optional, non-eliminatory and are only providing non-substantive feedback.
- Final Round
Twenty teams are qualified to the Final Round based on the evaluation of their Written Submissions. The round is held yearly in Strasbourg with the pleadings taking place at the European Court of Human Rights and the Council of Europe.