Colleges and universities


Europa-Institut of Saarland University

Award of the ASKO Europa-Stiftung prize to the best teams of the "FDI Moot" and "Vis Moot" Competitions of the Europa-Institut of Saarland University

The ASKO Europa-Stiftung has the pleasure of awarding, this year again, the two winning teams of the international competitions for business and investment law FDI Moot and Vis Moot of the Europa-Institut of Saarland University.
At the semester opening ceremony of the Europa-Institut on November 12, 2021, Marco Wölflinger, Executive of the ASKO Europa-Stiftung, personally presented the most successful graduates with the certificates.


Since 2016, the Foundation has awarded a prize for the best performance in the world's largest transnational competition in the fields of international business law and arbitration. Under the guidance of academic mentors or team leaders, university teams from all over the world compete against each other and negotiate a fictitious case from the fields of UN sales law, investment law and international arbitration as plaintiff and defendant representatives.

Further information: Vis Moot and FDI Moot


German-French University (Deutsch-Französische Hochschule, DFH)

Awarding of the Excellence Prizes to the best graduates of the integrated binational and trinational degree programmes

The ASKO Europa foundation`s Excellence Award 2022 went to graduate Sarah Zellner for her outstanding Master's thesis on the role of Frontex in dealing with collective deportations, entitled "L'européanisation du vol charter: la délégation d'une pratique contestée". The prize was presented by Meike Kartes, Board member of the Foundation, on 26 January 2022 - in virtual form due to the pandemic.

More information about the award ceremony


Since 2002, the DFH Excellence Awards have been presented annually to graduates of DFH-supported degree programmes who have proven their professional and intercultural excellence through outstanding degrees or special merits. They also pursue the goal of stimulating the exchange between business and young academics. The prizes are sponsored by companies and institutions from various sectors.

Since 2015, the ASKO Europa-Stiftung has annually donated one of the Excellence Awards to a graduate of a Franco-German degree course.