Nuremberg Moot Court 2017

The International Nuremberg Principles Academy and the Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-N├╝rnberg proudly present the annual Nuremberg Moot Court, taking place on 26-29 July 2017.

The Nuremberg Moot Court invites participants from across the globe to argue a fictitious international criminal law case before the "International Criminal Court". Dissecting both complex procedural and substantive issues of international criminal law, students are given the opportunity to apply and develop their skills and moot at the momentous Courtroom 600. The unique location of Nuremberg allows students to practice international criminal law at its very birthplace, offering a historical educational experience. The organizers will coordinate with highly esteemed professionals in the field, such as judges, academics and other practitioners to sit on the moot court panels.

The competition consists of both written and oral phases, with each team firstly being required to submit a separate Prosecution and Defense memoranda. The oral phase takes place over a three-day period, with each team participating in two preliminary rounds on 27-28 July 2017, followed by the eighth finals, quarter-finals, semi-finals and final on 29 July 2017.

40 teams from 26 countries will take part in the Nuremberg Moot Court 2017.

Please check the Rules for the Nuremberg Moot Court 2017 for more information.
Rules for the Nuremberg Moot Court 2017 (PDF-File 183 KB)

Live Streaming of the Final Round on 29th July 2017 at 17:00

Video of Nuremberg Moot Court 2016