Model World Trade Organization 2017

The University of St. Gallen in Switzerland is in charge of organizing the yearly Model World Trade Organization. Since 1997, the conference has established itself as the biggest simulation of negotiations of the WTO in the world, with the participation of over 60 students and the help of a prestigious advisory board. The seven-day conference takes place in St. Gallen and in Geneva at the Graduate Institute and the WTO headquarters. During the conference the participants will simulate the WTO negotiations in different committees on the overall topic of “WTO and SMEs͟” from the perspective of their assigned country. They will have the chance to speak to the missions of the represented countries as well as network with prominent WTO experts and diplomats.

More information on the weekly outline, the topic and the application process can be found on or on the Facebook page Model WTO (