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 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.


Our latest digital lecture is available on the NCLOS youtube channel!

In the latest lecture, Henry Jones, associate professor at Durham Law School, University of Durham takes the North Sea Continental Shelf case as a historical case study for how international law produces space in particular ways.


Three new Professors at NCLOS

Irene V. Dahl, Elise Johansen, and Vito De Lucia have been granted full professorships. The three new Professors are all affiliated with the Norwegian Centre for the Law of the Sea (NCLOS).




Contact information:

Centre leader: Professor Tore Henriksen:

Assistant leader: Professor Ingvild U. Jakobsen:

Administration: Senior Advisor Christin Skjervold:  

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