About Us

Yeditepe University, which is located in Istanbul, where history and modern life are compatible with each other flawlessly, was founded by the Istanbul Education and Culture Foundation (ISTEK) in 1996. Being a foundation framed by the higher education law and being a legal entity, as well as financial and administrative freedom, Yeditepe University offers its students educational and social facilities on one main campus, at 26 August Campus, on the Asian side of Istanbul. Selchuk architecture inspired the school, and exclusively built to meet all the needs of the students, from culture to sports.

Yeditepe University Model United Nations Club, or simply Y-MUN, has been a non-­profit Student Model United Nations community, whose aim is to train its members, who are interested in international relations, politics, and law for the simulations of United Nations since 2007. Club members, who participate in Model UN conferences both in Turkey and abroad, have experienced to be a United Nations diplomat. Since its foundation, now, the Club has approximately 600 members. The conferences, which are organized by Y-MUN Club are as follows: Our conference Justinianus Moot Courts (JMC) is for particularly law students, who are interested in international law and court simulations or the ones, who took the international law, or related classes. Yeditepe Model United Nations Training and Development Conference and Model United Nations Istanbul Conference (MUNIST), what has been held annually in Istanbul, where the continents meet, with highly-experienced MUNers from all over the world. As a family of Justinianus Moot Courts, we are waiting for participants who would like to participate a different court simulation.

Justinianus Moot Courts is organized by the non-profit student club of Yeditepe University Model United Nations, as a non-commercial activity. The mentioned institutions and organizations in the academic content of the conference are used solely for educational purposes. Our goal is to materialize the concepts of private and public law under the arch of significant legal institutions, to provide students a platform where they can get familiar with untraditional branches of law and master their legal skills in a realistic environment.