Our faculty was represented by Nina Berglez, Ilona Osrajnik, Živa Šuta, and Eva Žagar, under the mentorship of Leon Brulec, Admir Muratović, doc. Petra Weingerl Ph.D. and prof. Matjaž Tratnik Ph.D.
The team of the Faculty of Law, University of Maribor, achieved 84th place (Preliminary and Advanced Rounds) in the world part of the competition (Global Rounds) among 571 teams, which represents 15% of the best. Živa Šuta was ranked among the 250 best speakers (oralists), and Nina Berglez reached 296th place as a speaker (White & Case Advanced Rounds all oralists).
As part of the competition, the team also recorded a presentation video, which you can watch below.
The Students Civil Litigation Moot was first organized as an in-house moot for students from the Faculty of Law, University of Maribor and is getting bigger every year, with students from the Ljubljana Faculty of Law having started participating in 2016 and other universities in the following years.
The competition is based on a civil litigation procedure. Students need to study the procedural background to successfully file a lawsuit and afterward also the facts of the given case, to successfully argue their case in front of the made-up tribunal.
On March 1, 2021, the largest law competition, the Jessup Moot Court Competition 2021, began, a simulation of the proceedings before the International Court of Justice in The Hague. About 1000 faculties from all over the world take part in this competition every year!
The groups represented the 'Applicant' and the 'Respondent' and represented their solutions to 4 fundamental issues before recognized lawyers, judges, lawyers, and professors:
Border closures during a pandemic
The jurisdiction of the ICTY and the responsibility of the Countries to shoot down an aircraft.
At the intercontinental battles, the Faculty of Law of UM was represented by: Živa Šuta, Nina Berglez, Ilona Osrajnik, and Eva Žagar under the mentorship of Leon Brulec, Admir Muratović, doc. Petra Weingerl Ph.D. and prof. Matjaž Tratnik Ph.D.
They received two awards, namely the Best Memorial for the Applicant and the Best Memorial for the Respondent, awards for the best-written documents of both parties.
Link to more detailed descriptions of study programmes and study units of University of Maribor.
The majority of chosen subjects in your LA has to be from the faculty that covers study areas, specified in the Erasmus+ Interinstitutional Agreement between your home university and the University of Maribor.
In the 2021/2022 academic year, candidates may enrol in master's (second-cycle) and doctoral (third- cycle) study programmes offered by Faculty of Law University of Maribor. Detailed information on master's and doctoral study programmes can be found in the display of study programmes implemented by our faculty Information concerning postgraduate programmes, enrolment, admission requirements, and tuition fees can also be obtained from student affairs offices and at the website of the University of Maribor (my.UM).
The first application period for Slovenian citizens and citizens of EU Member States will remain open untill 8 September 2021 and the first application period for Slovenians without Slovenian citizenship and foreigners – citizens of non-EU Member states untill 31 May 2021.
The Faculty of Law provides a wealth of research facilities empowered by educational technologies, academic services, well-equipped modern libraries and reading rooms with access to international legal databases.
It offers the opportunity to participate in the Erasmus programme, other cooperation programmes and networks encouraging the interchange of ideas between students, academic staff and the frequent visiting lecturers.
Our lecturers are internationally renowned legal experts. They are specialised in various disciplines of EU law and many of them hold important positions in judiciary and other legal institutions.
The programme offers in-depth studies of the classic branches of European law and those aspects of European integration that influence its relations with the international community.
The programme deals with the multifaceted aspects of European integration linked with the political, social, economic, business, security, defence, energy, environmental and similar interests of the Member States and the Union as a whole. It will provide professional training that will superbly prepare the student to become a lawyer that will be empowered to perform the most demanding jobs in legal, economic and non-economic positions in the EU and in the international environment, which requires specific legal skills and additional professional qualifications.