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Faculty of Law

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The Faculty of Law at UiT will, through research, education and dissemination, be a visible and key contributor in the advancement of the rule of law and legal competence in society. The faculty is one of three faculties in Norway offering a 5-year integrated master's programme in law.

The faculty’s research activities are mainly organized in six research groups; Sami- and indigenous peoples law, Child law, Constitutional law (only in Norwegian)Administrative law (only in Norwegian), Law on Property rights (only in Norwegian) and Crime Control and Security law. It is also the home of the Norwegian Centre for the Law of the Sea (NCLOS), a world leading research environment on the Law of the Sea.

In addition to the 5-year integrated master's programme in law, the faculty offers Master of Laws (LL.M) in Law of the Sea, a Joint Nordic Master Programme in Environmental Law (NOMPEL), and a PhD programme in law.

Student exchange program

Law of the Sea - master

Environmental Law

Employees at Faculty of Law:



OCEAN - ATTR: Authoritative Texts and Their Receptions - PhD School

12. juni     09:00     Tromsø     Tromsø    

Innovating for Change in Global Fisheries Governance (14-15 September 2023, Tromsø)

14. september     08:15     Norwegian Centre for the Law of the Sea (NCLOS) at UiT The Arctic University of Norway     Tromsø    

Den andre årlige EØS-/ trygderettskonferansen

19. september     09:15     Scandic Ishavshotel, Fredrik Langes gate 2, 9008 Tromsø     Tromsø    

The Annual NCLOS Conference - 2023

1. november     17:00     UiT, the Arctic University of Norway, Tromsø, Norway     Tromsø