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TLS_1017 European Procedural Law Adventure: Moot Court! 12 ECTS
Organised by
Turku Law School
Person in charge
Lassi Jyrkkiö
Preceding studies
The participants should have prior knowledge of EU law. Good command of the English language is necessary. Experience of other moot courts and command of the French language is an additional benefit (not required).

Learning outcomes

The aim of the course is to participate in the European Law Moot Court Competition and learn European procedural and substantive law and legal argumentation through participation in a simulated legal process (preliminary ruling procedure before the Court of Justice of the EU).


- European Union legal processes
- Substantive law of the EU
- Convincing legal argumentation and oral presentation

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online
Independent work

The course consists of independent / group work (minimum 120 hours) and guidance (approximately 18 hours). The course is based on intensive, student-driven participation in a moot court. The students prepare written pleadings in a simulated case and practice oral argumentation. If the team qualifies for and participates in the semi-finals (January-March), they get additional study credits (alternative studies 6 ECTS). If the team qualifies for and participates in the finals (March-April), they get 2 ECTS more for the alternative studies.
Student coaches will be rewarded with at least 4 ECTS.

Teaching language


Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Oral exam
  • In English
Project / practical work
  • In English

Active participation in:
- guidance on legal argumentation
- possible guest lectures;
- oral practice
- participation in a moot court competition (additional ECTS as specified above if the students qualify for the semi-finals/finals)

Evaluation and evaluation criteria

Numeric 0-5.
Numeric 0-5. The grades will depend on the completion of the tasks (20%) and successful participation in a moot court (80%).

Study materials

Depending on the moot court case.

Further information

NB! This course will be offered only during the academic year 2016-2017
TIME: I, II, III and IV periods.
Restricted entry, limited to 8 students (two teams of maximum four competitors).
Main selection criteria: performance in oral, informal qualification event. Secondary selection criteria include: relevant prior (oral presentation) experience, prior relevant studies, command of the English (and French) languages, general motivation to concentrate on the competition.
For more information, please see the teaching schedule.

Belongs to following study modules

Faculty of Law
Optional courses (MDP in Law and Information Society)
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
Turku Law School