Nuremberg Moot Court 2015

From July 31 to 01 August 2015, the Nuremberg Moot Court was held by the International Nuremberg Principles Academy in cooperation with Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nuremberg in the historic Courtroom 600 in the Nuremberg Palace of Justice, the venue of the "Nuremberg Trials".

Eighteen student teams from all over the world and countries ranging from Brazil to Singapore participated in this year's moot court. There were also students from countries facing challenges related to International Criminal Law such as Libya and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The Nuremberg Moot Court 2015 winning teams were the team of the University of Maastricht, the Netherlands, which came first, and the team of Ukrainian Kyiv-Mohyla Academy, which came second.

Winners of the Nuremberg Moot Court 2015

1st Place - Maastricht University - Netherlands

2nd Place - National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy - Ukraine

Best Written Memoranda

University of São Paulo School of Law - Brazil

Memorandum Prosecution Memorandum Defense

National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy - Ukraine

Memorandum Prosecution Memorandum Defense


Team from Maastricht University pleading as Prosecutor at the Finals © Lérot
The final bench: Professor Dr. Christoph Safferling, Judge Professor Dr. Wolfgang Schomburg, Dr. Nobuo Hayashi © Lérot

Participating Universities

  • University of São Paulo, Brazil
  • Tbilisi State University, Georgia
  • University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany
  • University of Marburg, Germany
  • University of Catania, Italy
  • Holy Spirit University of Kaslik, Lebanon
  • Strathmore University, Kenya
  • Prishtina University, Kosovo
  • University Technologi MARA, Malasyia
  • Maastricht University, Netherlands
  • Kigali University, Rwanda
  • University of Belgrade, Serbia
  • National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • Makerere University, Uganda
  • National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy, Ukraine
  • Durham Law School, United Kingdom
  • Creighton University School of Law, USA
  • University of Denver, USA