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





Arctic Frontiers 2016 - Call for papers:


26 October, Tromsø: Workshop on The EU as a Global Actor in the Arctic.

22 - 25 September: Centre Days


23 September: Centre Days workshop

Persistent Challenges and Recent Developments in International Fisheries Law




12 November: Stakeholder seminar


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



Vacant position as Postdoctoral Fellow or PhD-student. Deadline for applications 15 September. More information

The JCLOS Blog:

UN General Assembly Resolution to develop a new legally binding instrument on the conservation and sustainable use of marine biological diversity of areas Beyond national jurisdiction, by Anna-Maria Hubert, Assistant Professor, University of Calgary


"The Declaration Concerning the Prevention of Unregulated High Seas Fishing in the Central Arctic Ocean", by Seamus Ryder

Newest publications

Proceedings of the MARSAFENET Porto Conference.


Øystein Jensen

'Delelinjen i Barentshavet, Svalbard', i Holtsmark, Sven (red): Naboer i frykt og forventning - Norge og Russland 1917-2014 (Pax, 2015), ss. 565-575.

Vito de Lucia

Green Governance: Ecological Survival, Human Rights and the Law of the Commons. By Burns Weston and David Bollier, Journal of Environmental Law (2015) 27(2): 373-376 [Book Review]

Martin Hennig

The EU Seal Products Ban - Why Ineffective Animal Welfare Protection Cannot Justify Trade Restrictions under European and International Trade Law., Arctic Review on Law and Politics, vol 6, 1 (2015)

Erik J. Molenaar

International Law on Arctic Fisheries, Polar Law and Resources

Maria Madalena das Neves and Nigel Bankes

The Energy Policies of Selected Arctic States, Polar Law and Resources

Alex Oude Elferink

"Indian Ocean and the Law of the Sea", Oxford Handbook on the Law of the Sea. 

Alex Oude Elferink, Don Rothwell, Tim Stephens and Karen Scott

"Charting the Future for the Law of the Sea", Oxford Handbook on the Law of the Sea

Erik J. Molenaar

"Port and Coastal States", Oxford Handbook on the Law of the Sea.

Alex Oude Elferink

Pre-print: "ITLOS’s Approach to the Delimitation of the Continental Shelf beyond 200 Nautical Miles in the Bangladesh/Myanmar Case: Theoretical and Practical Difficulties

 Yoshinobu Takei

“The Role of the Arctic Council in the Development of International Law: Past, Present and Future”, in The Yearbook of Polar Law, Vol. 6, 2014, pp. 349-374.



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