We invite university teams of 2-4 students to become part of the 2018 Asia-Pacific Commercial Mediation Competition. Applications close on 29 March 2019.

Who Can Apply?

The Competition is open to all students currently enrolled at an Asia-Pacific university.

  • The role of the Counsel must be taken by a law student, whereas the role of the Client can be played by other students. Accordingly, at least one student in each team needs to be a law student. However, students studying economics, business or politics are also highly encouraged to apply.
  • In each session, two team members actively compete against two team members from another team. A team must consist of at least two and a maximum of four students.
  • Each team can be accompanied by one or two coaches.
  • Please note that pursuant to the Competition Rules, students who have already participated in the ICC International Commercial Mediation Competition in Paris are prohibited to compete.

We draw the applicants’ special attention to the Competition RulesThe applicant and selected universities must make sure they meet all the requirements set by the Competition Rules. Please be mindful of the fact that by submitting an application to participate in the Competition you are indicating to the Organizing Committee that you read and understood the Competition Rules.

Application Process

Please click the button below to apply using the online application form. Applications close on 29 March 2019.

Applications will be considered by the Organizing Committee, and you will be promptly notified as to the outcome of your application.


The registration fee per team is calculated according to the number of team members.

Teams composed of:
• two students pay $AU 750
• three students pay $AU 850
• four students pay $AU 950

The first coach joins the team without additional charge, whereas $AU200 will be charged for the participation of a second coach.

Full payment of the registration fee prior to the Competition is mandatory. Teams which do not proceed with the payment of the registration fee within the given timeframe will not be admitted to the Competition.

ICC is regrettably not in a position to cover costs for travel and hotel accommodation. Therefore each team is responsible for its own expenses.

Preparation and Training

A training session will be conducted by the Organizing Committee for all competing teams. Dates to be confirmed.

The following resources may also assist your team in preparation for the Competition:


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