Norwegian Centre for the Law of the Sea

The Norwegian Centre for the Law of the Sea (formerly K.G. Jebsen Centre for the Law of the Sea) was established on 1 September 2013. The Centre is located at the Faculty of Law, UiT the Arctic University of Norway, Tromsø.


Vacant position as an associate professor!

The deadline for applications is 23rd of May.


[Tavla] Call for papers!

The Norwegian Centre for the Law of the Sea (NCLOS) is pleased to announce the call for papers for its annual Conference, which will be organized in Tromsø, Norway, November 23-24, 2022. 


[BLOG] Guidelines for Grey Zone Naval Incidents: Distinguishing between the Rules of Armed Conflict and Law Enforcement

In the most recent post on the NCLOS blog, postdoc Alexander Lott takes a closer look on the distinction between naval warfare and maritime law enforcement. 


New PhD at NCLOS!

We congratulate Kristine Elfrida Dalaker who successfully defended her thesis on 6th of April.


[Tavla] Defense of dissertation - Kristine Elfrida Dalaker

On April 6th the doctoral student will publicly defend her thesis “Robust Institutional Arrangements for the Conservation and Sustainable Use of Marine Biodiversity in Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction”. She has been given the subject “The Role of the United Nations in the Development of the Law of the Sea.” for her trial lecture. 




Contact information:

Centre leader:  Professor Ingvild U. Jakobsen:

Administration: Senior Advisor Christin Skjervold:  

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