The annual Vis Moot is one of the most prestigious international competitions for law students with over 350 universities from more than 85 countries participating. It is a simulation of international commercial arbitration proceedings, where students submit written memoranda and plead before an arbitral tribunal just as real-life counsel do. The case file, referred to as „the problem“, entails relevant legal issues relating to the international sale of goods as well as international procedure.

The competition starts in early October 2021 with the distribution of the problem. In the following three months you and your team members will have to prepare one written memorandum on behalf of claimant and one on behalf of respondent. January and February 2022 will be dedicated to preparing the oral hearings. The oral pleading rounds in front of a panel of expert arbitrators are scheduled for the Easter week 2022 in Vienna. They will be accompanied by numerous networking events organized by renowned (international) law firms. For more information visit https://www.vismoot.org/.

Application for the Vis Moot Court 2021/2022 is now open!

We are primarily looking for advanced students; incoming Erasmus students (Winter and Summer Term 2021/2022) are welcome to apply. Please send a mail (subject Vis Moot application) to Zivilrecht@uibk.ac.at by September 17, 2021 attaching

1) a letter of motivation, 2) your CV and 3) your academic transcript

 

Two informative introductory sessions will take place on Sept 20 and Sept 27, 2021, each 17:15-18:45 in room 50105/2 SR!

Please note that the whole event will be held in English !!

Ass.-Prof. Mag. Dr. Kristin Nemeth, LL.M. / Dr. Helmut Ortner, LL.M. / MMag. Dr. Désirée Prantl, LL.M. / Univ.-Prof. Dr. A. Schwartze, LL.M.

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