International Court of Justice 2024 Judicial Fellowship Programme
The 2024 Judicial Fellowship Programme by the International Court of Justice is open for applications from recent law graduates worldwide.
The programme aims to improve participants’ understanding of public international law in practice and the Court’s procedures by directly involving them in the activities of the Court. Judicial Fellows work on a full-time basis under the supervision of a Member of the Court, alongside the Member’s primary legal assistant
In 1999, the University Traineeship Programme, now known as the Judicial Fellowship Programme, was created with the aim of providing recent law graduates the opportunity to acquire professional experience through employment with the International Court of Justice.
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Fellowship Sponsor(s): International Court of Justice
Host Institution(s): International Court of Justice
Funding Amount: Not Stated
Number of Awards: Several
Study Level: Postgraduate (Masters)
Nationality: International Students
Requirement and Eligibility criteria for the International Court of Justice Judicial Fellowship Programme:
- To be eligible, candidates should be 31 years old or younger at the start of their fellowship. This requirement may be waived only in special circumstances.
- Candidates must demonstrate excellent results in their legal studies, and an interest in public international law through their studies, publications and/or work experience.
- Candidates must have an excellent command, both written and orally, of at least one of the two official languages of the Court (English and French); a working knowledge of the other language is considered an asset.
Application Procedures for the International Court of Justice Judicial Fellowship Programme (How to Apply):
The nominating university is required to fill out an online pre-screening questionnaire, and they should appoint an authorized focal point to handle the submission of all application materials. After the pre-screening questionnaire is done, the university’s authorized focal point should submit the following six documents for each candidate via email, adhering to the specified order:
- Official letter of nomination from the university
- ICJ personal history form
- Letters of reference
- Official academic records
- Writing sample
- Candidate profile summary table
Application Deadline: February, 2023
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