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The European International Model United Nations

Applying for an international MUN – the visa adventure

Globalisation, that phenomenon which has made and continues to make our world increasingly interconnected, facilitating communication and interaction between companies, governments and definitely most importantly, MUNs. Keeping global pandemics aside, the 21st century is the time to be alive when it comes to participating in international MUNs. A quick search online will find tons of…
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Navigating the Hague

Touring the big institutions, occasional cannibalism and why your TEIMUN-conference will be amazing! In the last few articles we have thoroughly instructed you on how to be an amazing MUN-star. Applying for that seat you desperately want, forging alliances with paranoid delegates, giving a thunderous opening speech, we’ve even given you a dictionary with every…
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Your MUN dictionary

Being part of MUN’s sometimes feels like being part of a secret society, in which everything seems to be talked about in code. What is the difference between a Submitter and Signatories? How does one divide a question or a House? Who are the P5 and why do we fear them? Taking a role in…
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Finding your MUN allies

So now that you’ve put forward the best application conceivable thanks to advice from our wonderful Participants Coordinator Non-Western, it’s time to actually attend the conference, hopefully in your first choice council. At this point, you’ve obviously packed your bags, put on UN underwear, found your way to the conference, were awestruck by the opening…
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A Guide to a Successful first Opening Speech (even though you’re terrified)

Opening speeches can be a terrifying thing. Especially if you are unsure how to strucutre them. But do not worry, I know how you feel. I have been there myself, having no real clue on what makes a good opening speech a good opening speech. In fact, it took me being at my first MUN…
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Applying for MUN: The 411

So, you have decided you want to participate in TEIMUN, or any Model UN for that matter. This can be somewhat intimidating especially if it is your first time so congrats, you’ve taken the first step. Now that you have decided to plunge into the magical realm of MUN debating comes the big issue. What…
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MUN 101: the Rules of Procedure

The Rules of Procedure – Your Guide into the Unknown Have you ever sat around at a Party, comically trying to get a word in as everyone around you talks over each other, animated in discussion? Frustrating, right? While we can allow such situations to happen surrounded by those we call close companions, putting this…
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Why to get into MUN

In times like these, when humanity finds itself facing a global pandemic, where numerous countries are in lockdown and many families remain without jobs, we understand the importance of politics. Politics occurs not just on a national level, amongst presidents and ministers of the cabinet of a certain country, but also amongst individuals in everyday…
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Joining the TEIMUN Foundation: all your options

The TEIMUN foundation is a large organization that over 200 (international) students are a part of each year. Are you interested in finding out how the TEIMUN Foundation is structured and which different organs build the ‘foundation’ of our Foundation? There are countless ways to get involved with the TEIMUN Foundation from all over the…
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A brief history of TEIMUN: the oldest MUN in continental Europe

TEIMUN first came to life in 1987, when a group of American exchange students came to the Netherlands. These students were part of the United Nations Association of the USA (UNA-USA), and they believed it was about time that Europe experienced a United Nations simulation. In the States, MUN had already been a long-time popular…
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