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15.11.2021

The 2022 Rules are now available

The Nuremberg Moot Court presents the official rules for the 2022 Online Competition. All competitors are expected to read the Rules in their entirety. You can download the rules below.

15.11.2021

The 2022 Table of Abbreviations is now available

The Nuremberg Moot Court presents the Table of Abbreviations for the 2022 Online Competition. All competitors are expected to read the Table of Abbreviations in their entirety. You can download the Table of Abbreviation below.

05.08.2021

Queen Mary University of London wins the Nuremberg Moot Court 2021

The Nuremberg Moot Court 2021 ended on 30 July after the brilliant participation of more than 190 students from 46 universities located in 30 countries. The International Nuremberg Principles Academy and the Friedrich-Alexander Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg congratulate all the teams for their hard...

29.07.2021

Finals and Awards Ceremony

The Finals will take place tomorrow, Friday 30 July, at 09:00 CEST. Finalists: Maastricht University v. Queen Mary, University of London Bench: Raul Pangalangan (Presiding Judge) Solomy Balungi Bossa Ivana Hrdlicková Adel Maged Bertram Schmitt Awards Ceremony: The Awards Ceremony will take...




16.07.2021

Official annoucement: Amendment to the NMC Rules

The Organizers amended the NMC Rules related to ex parte hearings, in accordance with Rule 22. Rule 15(4) now reads as follows:  §15 4. If a Team fails to join the hearing, the hearing will proceed ex parte. The attending Teams will present their oral pleadings and be scored by the judges. An ex...

08.07.2021

The Nuremberg Moot Court 2021 opened on Monday 5 July

The Nuremberg Moot Court 2021 started on Monday 5 July at 12:30 CEST with the Opening Ceremony. Professor Christoph Safferling, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, hosted the Ceremony. A pre-recorded video of Klaus Rackwitz, Director of the International Nuremberg Principles Academy...


29.04.2021

Best Memorandum Awards

The Nuremberg Moot Court is proud to announce the winners of the following awards: Best Memorandum – Prosecution The Tamil Nadu Dr. Ambedkar Law UniversityThe West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences Best Memorandum – Defense Fudan University

26.04.2021

End of the Written Phase of the Nuremberg Moot Court 2021

The written phase of the Nuremberg Moot Court 2021 has come to an end. 50 teams have been selected to advance to the Oral Rounds based on their results and equitable geographic representation. Kindly note that we only accepted three teams maximum per country. Teams will receive their individual...


28.01.2021

The Nuremberg Moot Court Case 2021 is online

The teams selected to participate in the Nuremberg Moot Court 2021 are invited to plead a fictitious case before the "International Criminal Court". This year, the case deals with enslavement as a crime against humanity and addresses issues of complementarity and amnesty. You can download the case...

05.11.2020

The 2021 Rules are now available

The Nuremberg Moot Court presents the official rules for the 2021 Online Competition. All competitors are expected to read the Rules in their entirety. You can download the rules below.

05.11.2020

Applications for the Nuremberg Moot Court 2021 are now open!

The Nuremberg Moot Court 2021 will be exceptionally held online this year. The oral rounds will take place from 5 July to 30 July 2020. Applications will be open until 14 January 2021. Please register online by creating your Team’s Account (Register). Once you have confirmed your registration, you...


17.06.2020

Online Award Ceremony

The Online Award Ceremony will take place on Friday, 19 June 2020 at 2pm (CEST) on our Facebook page. Klaus Rackwitz and Prof. Safferling will announce, among others, the winners of this year's competition from Courtroom 600 in Nuremberg.


20.02.2020

The Case 2020 is published

The selected teams of the Nuremberg Moot Court will plead a fictitious international criminal law case before the "International Criminal Court". The 2020 case addresses questions of climate refugees and crimes against humanity of deportation and murder. You can download the case, a map, and the...

06.12. – 16.02.2020

Application for the Nuremberg Moot Court 2020 is now open!

The competition will take place from 29 July to 1 August 2020 in Nuremberg, Germany. Application is open until 16 February 2020. Please register on our website by creating a new user-profile first (Register). After you have confirmed your registration, you can enter the application of your team...

05.12.2019

The Rules 2020 are now available

The Nuremberg Moot Court presents the official competition rules for the Nuremberg Moot Court 2020 which are now available. All competitors are expected to read the Rules in their entirety. You can download the rules below.


18.03.2019

Clarifications on the Case

Clarifications on the Case and on the Rules of the Nuremberg Moot Court 2019 are now available. You can find and download them here.

03.12.2018

Application for the Nuremberg Moot Court 2019 is now possible

The competition will take place from 24 to 27 July 2019 in Nuremberg, Germany. Application is open until 17 February 2019. Please register on our website by creating a new user-profile first (Register). After you have confirmed your registration, you can enter the application of your team on the...

03.12.2018

The Rules 2019 are now available

The Nuremberg Moot Court presents the official competition rules for the Nuremberg Moot Court 2019 which are now available. All competitors are expected to read the Rules in their entirety. You can download the rules below.

Maastricht University, winner of the Nuremberg Moot Court 2018, with Klaus Rackwitz, Prof. Dr. Bertram Schmitt and Prof. Dr. Christoph Safferling

28.07.2018

Maastricht University wins the Nuremberg Moot Court 2018

Student teams from all over the world practiced in an international criminal law Moot Court competition gaining valuable experience and expertise for their professional future. The team of Maastricht University from The Netherlands came first in the Nuremberg Moot Court 2018, which was held at...

04.05.2018

The Case is published

The selected teams of the Nuremberg Moot Court 2018 will plead a fictional case concerning alleged crimes of genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes incorporating, inter alia, the question of cyber attack. You can download the case and the table of abbreviations below.

01.02.2018

The Rules are now available

The Nuremberg Moot Court is proud to present the official competition rules for the Nuremberg Moot Court 2018 which are now available. All competitors are expected to read the Rules in their entirety. You can download the rules below.

01.02.2018

Registration is open!

The registration for the Nuremberg Moot Court 2018 is now open! The competition will take place from 25 to 28 July 2018 in Nuremberg, Germany. The last day to register for the competition will be Sunday, 22 April 2018, 24:00 h CET. Teams may apply via their team coordinator by filling out the...