A. Selection Procedure

Application Requirements

  • Submitting an online application form
  • Being successful in the interview
  • Having a basic level of public international law and English language proficiency (Both conditions will be examined by interview)
  • Only applicants who are starting the 2nd or 3rd year of their law faculty can apply to the program. (Exceptionally, applicants starting their 1st year of 4th year at their faculty may be considered by the Admission Committee)



  • In the preliminary elimination, the admission committee will review the applicant’s online form (Gpa, CV, motivation letter, etc.). Only successful candidates will be invited to the interview.
  • The purpose of the interview is to examine the motivation, the level of public international law knowledge, and the language proficiency of the applicants.
  • The interview lasts 10-12 minutes and takes place via Skype.


IMPORTANT: It is imperative that the applicants follow the instructions given by the admission committee. Any non-compliance may result in invalidation of the application. In this regard;

  • Regularly check your mailbox, including spam box.
  • Once you receive the invitation for the interview, pick a date through doodle as soon as possible.
  • Be ready at least 10 mins in advance for the interview.
  • Make sure that you are in a calm environment with sufficient connection quality.
  • Please confirm your profile and availability by sending a message in Skype to the ICIL Skype account.


B. The Composition of the Formation I Program 

In the Formation I program, students will receive lectures on public international law. There will be 3 hours of lectures per week and one hour exercise per week. In total, it will make 4 hours of class per week.

The program will last twenty weeks; ten weeks per semester will be distributed according to the exam calendar of the students.


Formation I is free of charge. Besides, the students will benefit from reduced tuition fees designated for them to participate in the summer and winter academies of international law.

Students will do presentations on the decisions of the International Court of Justice. They also will participate in national and international moot courts.

Students will have the chance to benefit from the mentorship program offered by ICIL.

ICIL trainers share their international experience with the students on study abroad, moot courts, internships, or any other related topic.


C. After Formation I Program

Students who accomplish the program will have the priority for the Formation II program.

Based on the academic and study performance throughout the whole year, the academic committee will provide chances to them to take part in ICIL’s moot court teams.