Prof. Dr. Nele Matz-Lück Arbitrator for Disputes Regarding the Protocol on Environmental Protection to the Antarctic Treaty

Nov 22, 2017

Upon recommendation of the Federal Government with effect from October 11, 2017, Prof. Dr. Nele Matz-Lück was selected to be placed on the list of arbitrators for disputes concerning the Protocol on Environmental Protection to the Antarctic Treaty.

Our biweekly lecture and discussion forum, the ‘Völkerrechtliche Tagesthemen’, has started again!

Nov 22, 2017

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2016 Activity Report of the WSI published

Aug 30, 2017

The annual activity report of the WSI (in German) is now available for download.

Prof. von Arnauld Appointed to The Scientific Advisory Board on International Law of the Federal Foreign Office

Aug 30, 2017

In December 2016, Prof. Dr. Andreas von Arnauld was appointed to the scientific advisory board on international law of the German Federal Foreign Office. At the general meeting of the German Society of International Law  in March 2017, he was elected to the board for four years.

Jessup Moot Court: Kiel Law Students Among the Top Teams of Germany

Mar 23, 2017

The German National Rounds of the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition  took place at the University of Passau from March 8-12, 2017. Twenty teams from German universities competed to get into the finals – the International Rounds held in Washington D.C. in April 2017. Our team gave an outstanding performance and was placed fifth. Beyond that, the team was ranked sixth in the category ‘best written pleadings’ and was third best in their pleading of the defendant.

Research associates Isabelle Haßfurther  and Jens Kaiser , assisted by Henning Büttner and Marvin Schwope, coached the girls’ team consisting of: Josephine Freytag, Nora Harder, Alena Kunstreich, Armine Usojan, and Nathalie Zavazava.

Also, Armine Usojan was ranked fourth best speaker of 70 speakers in total.

Kieler Jessup-Team 2017

(left to right) Josephine Freytag, Isabelle Haßfurther, Nora Harder, Armine Usojan, Henning Büttner, Jens Kaiser, Marvin Schwope, Nathalie Zavazava, Alena Kunstreich

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