Norwegian Centre for the Law of the Sea

As of 1 September 2019, the Centre has changed its name to the Norwegian Centre for the Law of the Sea. The Centre webpages will be updated accordingly. The K.G. Jebsen Centre for the Law of the Sea was established on 1 September 2013. The Centre was funded by the K. G. Jebsen Foundation and UiT the Arctic University of Norway. The funding period for JCLOS ended 31 August 2019.


Defense of dissertation - Eva van der Marel

On 24 January 2020, Eva van der Marel, will defend her thesis "“Evaluating Market Conditionality in Fisheries. Interactional Law and Global Administration”. More information about the defense and the trial lecture, here.


New post on the NCLOS blog

Read the new post by Joanna Mossop on our blog  "Dispute Settlement in the New Treaty on Marine Biodiversity in Areas beyond National Jurisdiction".  Prof. Mossop discusses on dispute settlement in BBNJ, its importance within the legal frameworks operating under UNCLOS, and observes how it has not been adequately discussed in the meetings so far”.


New blog post on the NCLOS blog!

Read the new post on the NCLOS blog: Provisional Application of an Amendment to the London Protocol to Facilitate Collaborative CCS Projects, by Professor Nigel Bankes. Photo credit: IMO


NCLOS researcher awarded a Honorable Mention!

Our talented researcher, Vito De Lucia, has been awarded a Honorable Mention from the panel of the Richard Macrory Prize for best article 2019 the Journal of Environmental Law, published by Oxford
University Press.


Slik vil UiT-forskere og UD beskytte livet i havet gjennom ny FN-avtale

Hvordan beskytte livet i havet mot plastforsøpling, forurensning og effekter av klimaendringer? UiTs eksperter rådgir Utenriksdepartementet som nå forhandler i FN om “havets grunnlov”, havrettskonvensjonen.




Contact information:

Centre leader: Professor Tore Henriksen:

Assistant leader: Professor Ingvild U. Jakobsen:

Administration: Senior Advisor Christin Skjervold:  

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