The European International Model United Nations (TEIMUN) Conference – July 2017

Beginning in 2009, Student Affairs, in partnership with the International Studies Program, began sponsoring students to attend several international student conferences as delegates. Each year, hundreds of the brightest students from countries around the world attend these conferences to engage in discussions about the world’s most pressing issues and to develop as young leaders and global citizens.

How do I apply and how are students selected?

This year WVU will select six students to attend The European International Model United Nations Conference in The Hague. Selection of delegates will be based upon the following criteria:

  • Completion of a basic application available (including a short essay and resume);
  • At least one college level course with an international affairs focus;
  • Satisfactory check of student conduct records;
  • Preference given to those with 3.5 GPA and above;
  • Preference given to currently enrolled freshman or sophomore students.
For priority consideration, applications should be submitted by 4:00 p.m. on May 4, 2017.

2017 TEIMUN Application - pdf

Overview of the Program

Who?
A diverse cross section of over 200 students from more than 50 countries will attend the conference.

What are the details for TEIMUN?
The European International Model United Nations Conference (TEIMUN) is an annual student conference that blends educational activities and social interaction using a number of inter-related, hands-on experiences. During TEIMUN there will be UN simulations for the General Assembly, Security Council, North Atlantic Council, International Court of Justice, European Council, Human Rights Council, and Historical Crisis Security Council. The detailed program for 2017 is still to be determined. 

Where?
The TEIMUN conference will be held in The Hague, the governmental center of Netherlands and the site of many international organizations including the International Criminal Court.

When?
TIEMUN will be held July 10 – 16, 2017. Approximate travel dates including additional excursions are July 08 through July 18, 2017.

How Much?
Cost to participate in the program will be $500. This includes round trip airfare from Pittsburgh, lodging accommodations, local transportation in The Netherlands, conference activities, many meals, and a post-conference excursion. Students are responsible for incidentals such as souvenirs, snacks, optional museum visits, and a few meals.