All European universities are invited to apply for the 4th edition of the 

All-European International Humanitarian and Refugee Law Moot Court Competition

which will take place at the Faculty of Law, University of Ljubljana between November 20th - 24th 2019 and is organised in cooperation with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).

Application deadline: September 14th, 2019

(EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION: teams that apply before June 1th, 2019, are eligible to apply for financial support of the ICRC to cover the costs of accommodation during the competition. Only applications sent to, accompanied by (1) a letter from the university, stating that it cannot cover the costs of accommodation, and (2) a statement as to why the team cannot obtain financial support for the costs of accommodation from other sources, are to be considered.)

Who may apply? All European universities, teaching International Humanitarian and Refugee law. Each University can apply only with one team, composed of minimum two and maximum three law students (1 st or 2nd Bologna level or equivalent) and a coach or academic supervisor.

How to apply? Send an email to with the following information:

  • names and surnames of student competitors and their contact details (email);
  • name and surname of a coach/an academic supervisor;
  • university affiliation.

There is no registration fee. Lunches and coffee breaks will be provided. Other costs of participation are to be borne by the teams themselves.

Main themes of this year’s competition include: protection of civilians; protection of the environment; classification of conflict; contemporary challenges related to the conduct of hostilities; methods of war; human rights issues including the principle of non-refulement and international criminal law.

For more information visit Facebook account or website of the competition.

Call for Applications

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