The 4th edition of IBA-VIAC CDRC Vienna: International mediation & negotiation competition


The 4th edition of IBA-VIAC CDRC (Consensual Dispute Resolution Competition) Vienna: International mediation & negotiation competition.

Among 60 Experts, Martin Hauser – judging the finals– evaluated and provided feedbacks to students competitors.


The competition simulates legal negotiations with the support of a mediator. Students compete against each other by negotiating a series of real world legal problems based on the case of the Willem C. Vis Moot. The competition is focused on the students’ ability to utilize negotiation and mediation skills and strategies to successfully negotiate or mediate a settlement that best serves the needs of the parties. The simulation consists of a common set of facts known by all participants and confidential information known only to the participants representing a particular side. The competitors will be evaluated and provided feedback by skilled mediation and negotiation experts.”