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





Join other PhD students on a Summer Course in the Arctic.

Arctic Frontiers 2015

Arctic Frontiers 2015 is arranged at The UiT The Arctic University of Norway, Tromsø from 18 to 23 January 2015. The theme of this years conference is "Climate and Energy. " Two of our employees will present their research at the Conference.

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

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.


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.



Call for Abstracts:

The K.G. Jebsen Centre for the Law of the Sea is hosting a workshop on Environmental Standards for Deep Seabed Mining in Tromsø, Norway 8 - 9 May.

Submission deadline: 28 February 2015.

More information.

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

The Canaries in the Climate System: Melting Arctic Glaciers and Flooded Island States, by Signe Veierud Busch.

Newest publications

Irene Dahl

"Maritime Delimitation in the Arctic: Implications for Fisheries Jurisdiction and Cooperation in the Barents Sea.", Int. Journal of Marine and Coastal Law, 2014.

Irene Dahl

"Fisheries Cooperation between Norway and Russia in the Barents Sea.", Regional Strategies to Maritime Security - A comparative Perspective,  Valencia: Tirant Lo Blanch 2014. ISBN 978-84-9086-060-1, s. 45 - 61.

Vito de Lucia

"Competing Narratives and Complex Genealogies:: The Ecosystem Approach in International Environmental Law" Journal of Environmental Law, 2014.

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; Kristoffer Svendsen

"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.  

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

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