International law
in the XXI century
International and Comparative Law Research Center is the organizer of the International Law in the XXI Century Award for the best long paper on public international law
300,000 RUB


Applications are now closed.
The Center's library is open and ready to assist contestants by providing access to literature needed for preparation and submission of their papers (email:


The winner is selected by the Council of the Award, consisting of international law practitioners and scholars.
Assessing submitted papers, the Council of the Award takes into account an in-depth of research in a selected subject, the originality and practical value of findings, the quality of analysis of the applicable law, the usage of up-to-date doctrine, the logic and clarity of writing, and the extent to which the theses formulated by an author are well-founded and reasoned.

Announcement of the results

The results of the VI competition were announced on June 26, 2020.

Detailed conditions:

Regulations of the Competition             Submission Rules