The Berlin Premoot 2019

Berlin Premoot 2019

The Berlin Premoot 2018 will take place from Thursday, 22nd, until Saturday, 24th of February 2018, at the Faculty of Law of the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Unter den Linden 9, 10117 Berlin, as well as surrounding law firms.

Participating Universities

The Registration Period for 2019 has expired.
We are looking forward to welcoming teams from the following universities:

Aalborg (DEN), Aalborg University
Basel (CH), University of Basel
Berlin (GER), Freie Universität Berlin
Berlin (GER), Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Frankfurt (GER), Goethe Universität Frankfurt am Main
Hannover (GER), Leibniz Universität Hannover
Istanbul (TUR), Istanbul University
Krakow (PL), Jagiellonian University in Krakow
London (UK),
Kings College London
Köln (GER), Universität zu Köln
Chișinău (MDA), Moldova State University
Katowice (PL), University of Silesia in Katowice
Moscow (RU), MGIMO Moscow
Tartu (EST), Tartu University Estonia
Turin (IT), University of Turin
Zenica (BIH), University of Zenica
Paris (FRA), Panthéon-Assas


For an event this size, a large number of qualified arbitrators is required to hear the teams' arguments and provide them with feedback to help them with their preparations for the Willem C. Vis Moot competitions in Hong Kong and Vienna.
If you would like to support the Berlin Premoot as an arbitrator, please do not hesitate to contact us.
The arbitrator registration is now open. You may register as an arbitrator via this form,* preferably before 01.03.2019. Furthermore, as an arbitrator you are cordially invited to participate in the entire programme of the Premoot without any charges.
"Attention: I If you have registered via the online form you are unfortunately not registered due to technical problems. However, you are welcome to register again as a referee with us via the PDF Form!"

Conference Session

The Premoot will open withe Workshops and a Panel Discussion organised jointly with  the International Dispute Resolution (IDR) Master of Laws (LL.M.) on thursday 14.03.2019, at 13:30h.
Welcome by the Organisers
Welcome Address by Prof. Dr. Gerhard Wagner, LL.M. (Chicago)
Professor of Law / Academic Director - IDR LL.M. Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Humboldt Oral Advocacy Workshops by
John L. Faulk, Fireside Coaching
Annette Goeres, Die freie Stimme
Panel Discussion: The Future of Arbitration
Natalia Mikolajczyk, LL.M. (Berkeley) Linklaters, Warsaw
- Is the EU confused about the future of international arbitration? -
Marleen Krüger Wilmer Hale, London
- Finding the Truth in International Arbitration -
Dr. Tom C. Pröstler, LL.M. (Sydney) CMS Hasche Sigle, Berlin
- Leaving the All Old White Boys Behind Us: an Economic Argument for Diversity in International Arbitration –
Moderated by
Juliane Reschke Chair, Berlin Premoot Organisation Committee
| Legal Trainee, CMS Hasche Sigle, Berlin
Alicja Zielinska-Eisen, LL.M. (Humboldt) Academic Coordinator, IDR LL.M., HU Berlin
| Managing Associate, Linklaters, Warsaw
Tobias A. Strecker Managing Director, FIfA HU Berlin
| Rechtsanwalt, Bodenheimer Herzberg, Berlin
Concluding Remarks and Announcements


As last year, the upcomming Berlin Premoot 2019 includes a program and social activities for mooties and arbitrators. Further information will be updated soon.


Further information, updates as well as photos from the event can also be found on our facebook page under


If you have any questions please contact the Premoot Committee.