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TLS_1016 Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot Experience, I 12 ECTS
Organised by
Turku Law School
Person in charge
Mika Viljanen and Jaakko Salminen
Minimum preceding studies
110 ECTS.
Preceding studies

General description

The students participate in drafting memoranda for Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot.

Learning outcomes

Students gain a working knowledge of international sale of goods law and international commercial arbitration. Students develop skills in advocacy, legal research and writing.


Students prepare for the Moot. The course consists of:
1. independent legal research and
2. writing memoranda for claimant and respondent.

Further information on prerequisites and recommendations

A student admitted to the course must participate in the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Experience, II.

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online
Tutorials 30 h 0 h

Teaching language


Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
  • In English
Project / practical work
  • In English
Participation in classroom work
  • In English


Numeric 0-5.

Recommended year of study

3. year spring

Study materials

Christopher Kee, The Art of Argument. A Guide to Mooting, 2006.

Margaret Moses, The Principles and Practice of International Commercial Arbitration, 2008.

Lookofsky, Joseph, Understanding CISG in Scandinavia, 2002.

Further information

TIME: I, II and III period
4-6 students will be admitted. The students are selected based on their prior studies, writing experience and language and communication skills. The selection may be based on personal interviews.
The application for the course should include a CV, a transcript of academic records, possible certificates of english language courses, or of studies conducted in these languages. In addition to this, the students should write a maximum of one-page motivation letter explaining why they apply and why they consider themselves as eligible for the course. The applications should be sent to the responsible teacher of the course by September 21st, 2017.
Law students of the Faculty of Law may continue working with the submissions and expand them into a bachelor`s thesis (ON-seminaarityö).

Belongs to following study modules

Faculty of Law
Faculty of Law
Faculty of Law
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
Faculty of Law
Bachelor of Laws
Master of Laws DP
MDP in Law and Information Society
Doctor of Laws
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