Nuremberg Moot Court 2021 with Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg


The International Nuremberg Principles Academy and the International Criminal Law Research Unit at Friedrich-Alexander Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg organise every year the Nuremberg Moot Court, an international competition, held in English in Nuremberg, Germany.

The Nuremberg Moot Court will be exceptionally held online in 2021. The oral rounds will take place from 5 to 30 July 2021.

Universities from all over the world have been invited to submit written memoranda by 18 March. 50 teams will then advance to the oral rounds and argue a fictitious case before the "International Criminal Court".

Thursday, 5 November 2020, Opening of the Application Phase
Thursday, 14 January 2021, Closing of the Application Phase
Thursday, 28 January 2021, End of the Selection Process (distribution of the Nuremberg Moot Court Case and Team Number to all admitted Teams)
Thursday, 11 February 2021, Deadline for requests for clarifications of points of fact
Thursday, 18 February 2021, Publication of the answers to the clarification requests
Thursday, 18 March 2021, Deadline for submission of the Written Memoranda
Monday, 26 April 2021, Announcement of the results
Friday, 7 May 2021, Deadline to update Team Members' details on the Team's account
Monday, 5 July 2021, Opening Ceremony of the Nuremberg Moot Court 2021
Tuesday, 6 to Wednesday, 14 July 2021, Preliminary Round I
Thursday, 15 to Friday, 23 July 2021, Preliminary Round II
Monday, 26 and Tuesday, 27 July 2021, Last 16
Wednesday, 28 July 2021, Quarter-Finals
Thursday, 29 July 2021, Semi-Finals
Friday 30 July 2021, Finals and Awards Ceremony

For more information, please visit the Nuremberg Moot Court Website