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Do you want to take part in an International Moot Court Competition?

The Faculty of Law provides the opportunity for students to take part in three different moot court competitions in 2022/23. We are now looking for engaged students to represent the University of Oslo in these competitions! Participation will give you international experience, meetings with talented fellow students, and improved writing and oral skills.

Three judges sit at a podium in the International Court of Justice, one student presents, and several others follow the moot

In Telders International Moot Court Competition students present before judges from the International Court of Justice. (Photo: Telders).

We are looking for 45 students for each of the competitions. You must have good skills in English, both written and oral, and have good skills in and prerequisites for teamwork. Furthermore, participants must expect regular work with preparations which will start already next semester. The teams will be coached by previous participants throughout the whole process under the supervision of professors from the faculty Students will receive 10 credits for their participation under the subject JUS5040 – Moot Court.

The deadline for application is the 16th of May, and you can apply through the online form below. While individual students can only participate in one of the moot courts, you can apply for more than one of the competitions. If you wish to do so, make sure to specify which competitions you are applying for in your application.

Apply to participate here

In the following, you will find information about each of the competitions, as well as the contact information of the coaches. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the coaches. There will also be held an information meeting prior to the deadline, on the 10th of May. See event here (hyperlink to Facebook event).

Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition 2023

Jessup is the world´s largest moot court competition. The subject of the competition is public international law, and it is held in Washington DC, USA.

For more information about Jessup read here (hyperlink to Jessup page).

Contact information of the Jessup coaches

Kanwarjot Kaur (

Ellen Bennin Brataas (

Telders International Moot Court Competition 2023

Telders is also a moot court competition in public international law and it is held in The Hague, Netherlands. The finale of the competition is held in the Peace Palace in The Hague.

For more information about Telders read here (hyperlink to Telders page).

Contact information of the Telders coaches

Sander Stokke (

 Maria Koch Haugane (

Nuremberg Moot Court 2023

The Nuremberg Moot Court is held in Nuremberg, Germany. The subject of the competition is international criminal law, and is conducted as a fictitious case before the International Criminal Court.

For more information about Nuremberg read here (hyperlink to Nuremberg page).

Contact information of the Nuremberg coaches

Melissa Sabamali (

Lisa Dyrud (

Academic supervision of all teams

Johann Ruben Leiss, Førsteamanuensis II (Associate Professor II) UiO, Førsteamanuensis Høgskolen i Innlandet (

Jørgen Sørgard Skjold, Førsteamanuensis II (Associate Professor II) UiO, Rådgiver, Rettsavdelingen, Utenriksdepartementet (

The faculty’s participation in these moot courts is supported by CELL: Centre on Experiential Legal Learning.

Published Apr. 27, 2022 12:00 PM - Last modified Apr. 28, 2022 4:40 PM