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

The K.G. Jebsen Centre for the Law of the Sea was established on 1 September 2013.The Centre is financed by the K. G. Jebsen Foundation and UiT the Arctic University of Norway.


Summer Course in the Arctic

Join other PhD students on a summer course in the Arctic.
"Methodology and legal science within the international Law of the sea".

The K.G. Jebsen Centre for the Law of the Sea (JCLOS) is arranging a summer course for PhD students in Tromsø, 15 - 16 June 2017.


New Post on the JCLOS Blog

Nelson F. Coelho, doctoral researcher in Public International Law at Utrecht University, has published a new post for the JCLOS blog entitled: Remarks on the European Parliament’s proposal to ban Heavy Fuel Oils in the Arctic.


SOS from the Arctic!

What if a ship loaded with toxic chemicals founders in the Arctic during the dark months of the polar night? What will become of the crew? And what about the toxic cargo and the fuel that will soon sink through the icy water? How will they affect slumbering ecosystems deep in the winter-dark seas? 


JCLOS co-organized side event to the UN marine biodiversity treaty negotiations in New York

The KG Jebsen Centre for the Law of the Sea (JCLOS) and its consortium partner the Fridtjof Nansen Institute (FNI) jointly organized a side event on Wednesday, 5 April 2017, at the United Nations Headquarters in New York as part of the Third Session of the Preparatory Committee established by United Nations General Assembly Resolution 69/292 for the conservation and sustainable use of marine biological diversity of areas beyond national jurisdiction


New Post on the JCLOS Blog

Irene Dahl and Elise Johansen, Associate Professors at the K.G. Jebsen Centre for the Law of the Sea, have published a new post for the JCLOS blog entitled: "The Norwegian snow crab regime and foreign vessels – a commentary on the Juras Vilkas decision of the Øst-Finnmark District Court".




Contact information:


Centre leader: Professor Tore Henriksen: tore.henriksen@uit.no

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

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