In order to provide law students with an opportunity to gain practical experience in the field, ELSA organizes a Europe-wide moot court competition on the European Convention on Human Rights in cooperation with the Council of Europe. The competition simulates the procedure of complaints to the European Court of Human Rights: The teams will examine a fictive case and draft written submissions for each party
What is a moot court competition? A moot court competition is a simulation of a court trial. It is often divided into two phases: the written phase and the oral phase.
Join a team and register now for the European Human Rights Moot Court Competition.
The winning team will be awarded with a traineeship at the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg and with cash prizes.
The Best Overall Orator will be awarded with a traineeship at the Council of Europe Liaison Office with the European Union Brussels and with cash prizes.
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.
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