FAQ

Here you can find the most frequently asked questions. If we haven’t answered all your questions with this, do not hesitate to contact us via our contact page.

About KAMUN
Where does KAMUN take place?

KAMUN takes place in Karlsruhe, which is located in Southern Germany.

When will KAMUN take place?

KAMUN 2016 will take place on the weekend from 18 – 20 November 2016.

Who organizes KAMUN?

The conference KAMUN is organized by the Model United Nations Initiative Karlsruhe e.V., a university group of about 30 students.

How big and international is the conference?

In 2015 there have been about 150 delegates from 22 nations participating at the KAMUN conference.

Do I need MUN experience?

No. There are several committees to attend, each with a suggestion regarding your MUN experience.

Are there any special committees?

Yes, we are proud to offer a 3 cabinet Joint Crisis Cabinet at KAMUN 2015 for experienced delegates.

Before the conference
How do I apply as delegate, delegation or chair?

For KAMUN we use a Google Form, which you can find here.

The registration open for delegates in late July 2016. Chair applications have opened in the mid of June 2016.

How much does the conference cost?

Just 45 Euro per delegate. Look here, to see what is included.

How can I pay for the conference?

We offer a normal bank transfer as well as a PayPal option. You should be able to see the bank details on your confirmation email. If not, shoot us a message at secretariat@kamun.org.

How do I / we request a country assignment?

Please select your favorite committees and nations with an optional motivation letter in your personal Google Form and you will be assigned as soon as possible.

What is the deadline for applications?

Chair applications will close in late July. Last minute delegate registration will close approximately 2 weeks prior to the conference.

Do I have to submit position papers?

As soon as you are assigned to a nation and committee, you are able to submit a position paper via email to your chairs. All required information can be found on the respective committee pages.

What happens with the personal information and documents I send you?

We use your data for preparation and administration of the conference only.

I have problems with my registration. What can I do?

Of course, we strive for your convenience during registration as best as we can. Should any questions and inquiries remain, feel free to contact us via our contact page.

During the conference
How many delegates may represent a country?

Each member state is represented by one delegate. There will be no double seated committees at KAMUN 2016.

Where can I find the schedule of the conference?

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What about delegate awards?

We offer the following awards at KAMUN 2016:

  • Best Delegate Award
  • Distinguished Delegate Award.

More information can be found here.

Where can I find the rules of procedure?

You can find the rules of procedure here.

Are electronical devices allowed during the sessions?

During the sessions there are no electronical devices allowed in the committee, unless otherwise specified by the chair. Of course, as during unmoderated caucus writing working papers and resolutions will require the use of electronical devices, they will be allowed to that matter.

Will there be a dress code during the conference?

The guideline for the dress code of KAMUN 2016 is western business attire.

What is the conference language?

English is the official and working language of the conference.

Are meals included in the conference fee?

Yes, included in the conference fee are:

  • Drinks and Snacks at all times,
  • Lunch and Drinks on Saturday and Sunday,
  • Delegate Dinner on Saturday and
  • Breakfast on Sunday.

How can I get WiFi at KAMUN?

Students from European universities can use the eduroam network which is provided all over the campus. If you do not come from Europe, we will be glad to provide you with a single-time key to our university network at the registration.

After the conference
Where can I find the pictures taken at the conference?

We will upload pictures of the conference on Facebook, a cloud service provider and on our website.

How can I stay updated about the latest KAMUN news?

You find the latest information about KAMUN on our Facebook page.

About Karlsruhe
What do I need to know about my stay in Karlsruhe?

You can have a look at the Karlsruhe page about getting to Karlsruhe, staying in Karlsruhe and sightseeing.

How is the weather in Karlsruhe?

The Wikipedia weather statistics about November in Karlsruhe:

  • About 11 days of rain
  • Average temperatures between 0°C and 10°C (32°F – 50°F)

For the latest weather data, check out e.g. Accuweather.