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K.G. Jebsen Centre for the Law of the Sea





3 February: Workshop on New and Exploratory Fisheries: Practices and Challenges.


12 November: Stakeholder seminar


29 October: Lecture by professor Lars Walløe: "Nei til forskningsfangst på hval? - saken mellom Japan og Australia for Den Internasjonale Domstolen i Haag" (in Norwegian).

Kl 1015 at room no 1.329 - Teorifagbygget, building 1.


2 September: Signe V. Busch will defend her thesis " Third State Involvement in the Context of Establishing the Outer Limits of the Continental Shelf".  More information here.



22 - 24 September: Centre Days

23 September: Centre Days Workshops - program 

25 - 26 September Energy Law Conference: "The legal issues associated with the development and use of Arctic energy resources", Tromsø - Program


Opening of the K.G. Jebsen Centre for the Law of the Sea.



The School of Law, University of Dundee, UK and The K.G. Jebsen Centre for the Law of the Sea, UiT, Tromsø are pleased to announce the call for papers for: "The European Union and the Arctic", 29-30 May 2015, Dundee, Scotland.

More information.

The Blog of the K.G. Jebsen Centre for the Law of the Sea:

"The Convention on Migratory Species Agrees on Measures to Protect Cetacean Culture", by Vito De Lucia.

Newest publications

Nigel Bankes

"Recent Framework Agreements for the Recognition and Development of Transboundary Hydrocarbon Resources", Int. Journal of Marine and Coastal Law (vol. 29, issue #4).

Chircop, Aldo; Bunik, Ivan; McConnell, Moira; Svendsen, Kristoffer.

"Course Convergence? Comparative Perspectives on the Governance of Navigation and Shipping in Canadian and Russian Arctic Waters". Ocean Yearbook 2014; Volum 28. ISSN 0191-8575.s 291 - 327.

Kristoffer Svendsen

"Russia Increases Oil Supplies to China", Int. Energy Law Review 2014, Volum 32 (2), S. 50-53.

Davor Vidas

"Sea-Level Rise and International Law: At the Convergence of Two Epochs", Climate Law, Vol. 4, 2014, pp. 70-84. 

Erik J. Molenaar

“Options for Regional Regulation of Merchant Shipping Outside IMO, with Particular Reference to the Arctic Region”, 45 Ocean Development & International Law 272-298 (2014)

Øystein Jensen

"The Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf: Law and Legitimacy", Brill(Nijhoff (Leiden/Boston, 2014), 316 p.


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Contact information:


Leader: Professor Tore Henriksen: tore.henriksen@uit.no

Administration: Senior Advisor Christin Skjervold: christin.skjervold@uit.no