Moot courts and legal clinics
Student teams of the Maastricht law faculty keep scoring high at international pleading competitions, so-called moot court competitions. During such moot courts, teams would work intensively on a hypothetical court case, prepare written submissions, and finally plead on behalf of their parties against other universities in front of benches of judges or law professors.
Read more about the different moot court competitions via the menu on the left hand side of this page.
Bringing reality in the classroom enhances student employability. We established two clinical education programmes that offer live-client or other real-life practice, reaching out to NGOs who need help in problem-solving and community-building.
Read more about Offering students real-life practice in the class room.
An almost hattrick: team Maastricht wins silver in national VAR moot court 2018Thursday, May 24, 2018
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Het was bijna gelukt: driemaal op rij de prestigieuze bestuursrechtelijke VAR-pleitwedstrijd op onze naam schrijven! Het Maastrichtse pleitteam heeft op woensdag 16 mei in Groningen een prachtige tweede plaats behaald.
Team USA wins international finals of the International Client Consultation Competition (ICCC)Wednesday, April 18, 2018
The USA team was the winner of the 2018 ICCC competition. The Maastricht Faculty of Law hosted the international finals of the International Client Consultation Competition from April 11 through April 14 2018. In total 22 countries participated and sent in a team. These countries covered the complete globe from New Zealand to Illinois via Malaysia, Georgia and Ireland.
Team Maastricht wins the European Regional Round of the ELSA Moot Court CompetitionThursday, March 29, 2018
The Maastricht University team has confirmed the excellent reputation of our Faculty by winning the European Regional Round of the ELSA Moot Court Competition on WTO Law (EMC2) in Wroclaw (Poland). The team competed against 16 other teams, getting through to the finals where they beat the team from Graduate Institute of Geneva.