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.


New PhD at NCLOS - Hilde Woker

Hilde Woker succesfully defended her thesis «The Law-Science Interface within the Law of the Sea. A Case study of the Continental Shelf» on the 4th of june. 


Defense of dissertation - Hilde Woker

Hilde Woker will publicly defend her PhD-thesis on June 4th. The event is taking place in Auditorium 3 and will be open to employees at UiT – The Arctic University of Norway and invited guests.


Vacant position as a postdoctoral fellow!

The postdoctoral position is a part of the research project Developing good ocean governance of the Arctic in times of unpredictable and rapid changes (DOGA). The deadline for applications is may 25th. 


New post on the NCLOS blog!

Mana Tugend asks the question “What Role for Traditional Knowledge in the Conservation of Marine Biodiversity in the Arctic High Seas?”


Jan Solski to hold presentations in Vladivostok and Hong Kong

This week Jan Jakub Solski, postdoc at NCLOS will hold a presentation for both the Vladivostok Maritime Law Forum, and the “China & the Arctic”-symposium organized by the university of Hong Kong & Nanjing University.




Contact information:

Centre leader: Professor Tore Henriksen:

Assistant leader: Professor Ingvild U. Jakobsen:

Administration: Senior Advisor Christin Skjervold:  

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