14th ICC International Commercial Mediation Competition

Paris, France, • English
ICC competition event

The ICC Mediation Competition is the world’s largest moot exclusively devoted to international commercial mediation. The 14th edition of the Competition will be held in Paris from 7 to13 February 2019.


ICC’s biggest educational event of the year, the ICC Mediation Competition gathers over 350 students and coaches every year, in addition to 130 professional mediators and mediators trainers from all over the world and a number of volunteers, sponsors and observers.

During the Competition, student teams representing 66 universities endeavour to resolve international business disputes through mediation, guided by professional mediators pursuant to the ICC Mediation Rules. Their performance is evaluated by some of the world’s leading dispute resolution specialists who participate in the Competition as judges.

Running over seven days and featuring around 150 mock mediation sessions, the Competition week also includes training programmes and numerous social events.

Read further information about the prestigious Competition and its past winners.

Get involved

Applications to participate in the 14th edition of the ICC International Commercial Mediation Competition for both professionals and universities are now open.

Interested Professionals can apply online (https://iccwbo.org/dispute-resolution-services/professional-development/international-commercial-mediation-competition/mediation-competition-application-process/#1487264329647-c1a05f83-1b29) before 31 October 2018

Universities of all disciplines with a Mediation and ADR curriculum are invited to apply online until 3 October 2018 in two application periods to account for different school schedules around the world:

  • The first application period will run from 12 July 2018 until 26 August 2018.
  • The second application period will run from 27 August until 3 October 2018.

For further information, please visit the Competition website (https://iccwbo.org/dispute-resolution-services/professional-development/international-commercial-mediation-competition/) or write to iccmediationcompetition@iccwbo.org

For further information, please contact

  • Sara Debenedetti
  • +33 1 49 53 33 59
  • Project Manager