ELSA has a consultative status with several intergovernmental organisations, is a member of various international associations and cooperates with many different legal entities.

If you want to experience international decision making, then ELSA Delegations are perfect for you. ELSA Delegations will give you the chance to join sessions in the headquarters of international organisations, such as the Council of Europe (CoE), the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), the International Criminal Court (ICC), the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL), the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO).

Additionally, you also be a part of various conferences and to get to know cities to which you have never been before.

Calls for Delegations are announced every two or three months. Each Call comprises approximately 15 different sessions. ELSA usually sends five delegates to each session. Therefore, ELSA sends over 300 delegates to various sessions all over the world each year. This year, the application deadline for the Calls of Delegations was on the 4th of November 2017.

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The European Law Students’ Association (ELSA) is an international, independent, non-political, non-profit making organisation run by and for students and recent graduates, who are interested in achieving academic and personal excellence in addition to their legal or law-related studies at university.


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