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.


At-Sea Enforcement and Naval Warfare Seminar on 20 September 2017 in Tromsø

The Centre will hold a seminar on 20 September 2017 in Tromsø on the topic of "At-sea enforcement and naval warfare".

There will be presentations from a number of academics from the Centre and other universities and experts. The seminar will be moderated by Erik Molenaar and Don Rothwell.
Click here to read more about the seminar, including the full program and how to register.


The A-LEX project: "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? Read an article about the A-LEX project here.


Trial lecture and defence of thesis, Maria Madalena das Neves

Maria Madalena das Neves, LL.M., will defend her dissertation on Friday 24 February at 10:15 in Teorifagbygget House 6 Aud 3, UiT Arctic University of Norway. All welcome! For more information, click here.


New Post on the JCLOS Blog

Nigel Bankes, Professor of Law at the University of Calgary and adjunct professor at the K.G. Jebsen Centre for the Law of the Sea, has published a new post for the JCLOS blog entitled: "The relationship between declarations under the optional clause of the Statute of the International Court of Justice and Part XV of the Law of the Sea Convention"


New PhD Candidate and Postdoctoral Fellow positions at the Centre to be announced

The Centre will shortly be announcing new PhD Candidate and Postdoctoral Fellow positions. For more information please keep an eye on the Centre website and/or subscribe to the Centre Newsletter via this link.




Contact information:


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

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

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