Oceans and Law of the Sea


Academic Institutions Links

Below are links to national academic institutions that deal with oceans and the law of the sea.  Whenever possible, these links point to a specific ocean and law of the sea-related page within a web site. Subject areas mentioned are indicative, not exhaustive.

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Link to the list of educational institutions associated with the Hamilton Shirley Amerasinghe fellowship programme

Link to the list of universities and institutions which have confirmed their participation in the United Nations - The Nippon Foundation of Japan Fellowship Programme

Academic Institutions with programmes in Ocean Law and Policy

(See also Institutions associated with the TRAIN-SEA-COAST (TSC) Programme)

British  Institute of International and Comparative Law
Academic institution dealing with all fields of international law; discussion forum, research organization, publisher, training and advice centre; publisher International and Comparative Law Quarterly
 

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Center for Oceans Law and Policy, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
 Law of the sea, ocean policy, national security law
 

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Comite Maritime International (CMI), Antwerp, Belgium
Contributes to unification of maritime law in all its aspects; promotes establishment of national associations of maritime law and cooperates with other international organizations
 
Consortium for Oceanographic Research and Education (CORE)
Education in oceanography; government policy reports and speeches; legislative initiatives

Dalhousie Law School, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Marine and environmental law; courses and seminars in coastal zone management, marine environment protection; law of the sea, admiralty, carriage of goods  by sea, ocean law and policy 
 

Faculty of Law, University of Oxford, Oxford, U.K.
Comparative law, socio-legal studies; special post-graduate fellowships and research programmes in law of the sea 
Welcome to the Graduate Institute of International Studies Graduate Institute of International Studies, Geneva, Switzerland
International law; special post-graduate fellowships and research programmes in law of the sea
 
Graduate Program in Marine Affairs, Department of Marine Affairs, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, Rhode Island, USA
Master's and Ph.D. programs in ocean/coastal management, policy, and law. The  focus of this department is on integrated and ecosystem-based approaches to coastal/ocean management.
 

International Ocean and Coastal Law Programme, School of Law, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida, USA
Public law, international law of the sea, international, foreign and domestic law relating to environmental protection and coastal zone management, private law, such as admiralty and marine insurance
 

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Institute of International Studies, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile

International and economic relations (Latin America), international law, natural resources law

Institute of Maritime Law, Faculty of Law, University of Southampton, Southampton, U.K.  

Maritime law, pollution claims, maritime casualties, salvage
 

Lauterpacht Research Centre for International Law, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, U.K.
International law; special post-graduate fellowships and research programmes in law of the sea
 

Law and Marine Affairs Programme, School of Law, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
Interdisciplinary aspects of law and policy issues relevant to ocean and coastal resources, marine trade and transportation, protection of the marine environment
  
Search | Main | Feedback Marine Institute Memorial University, Newfoundland
Undergraduate and advanced degrees in maritime studies, fisheries, technology; industry training; electronic learning service; K-12 marine topics
 

Marine Policy Center, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, Massachusetts, USA
Global environmental change, biological diversity. marine protected areas, marine pollution, fisheries management; marine science and technology policy, marine biotechnology industries and management
 

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Marine Studies Programme, University of the South Pacific, Fiji
Marine Studies is an interdisciplinary, university-wide programme, administered by the Professor of Marine Studies in collaboration with the Schools and Institutes, and with the advice of the Marine Studies Advisory Board, whose membership includes representatives from regional and international agencies and donor organizations
 

Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law, Heidelberg, Germany
Public international law, law of international organizations, international legal relations
 

Utrecht University

Netherlands Institute for the Law of the Sea, University of Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
Law of the sea, conservation, utilization and management of marine natural resources, developing countries perspective
 

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Rhodes Academy of Oceans Law and Public Policy, Aegean Institute on the Law of the Sea and Maritime Law, Rhodes, Greece
Ocean law, principles of contemporary ocean law and policy, State practice; yearly three-week session/seminar
 
School of Law, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, USA
International law; special post-graduate fellowships and research programmes in law of the sea
 
School of Marine Affairs, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
Policy and institutional issues related to the ocean combining natural sciences and engineering with law, economics, international affairs, and public administration; teaching and research programs cover marine affairs, coastal zone management, ports and marine transportation, atmospheric and marine policy, living marine resources, and international law of the sea
 
Neptune Maritime and Oceanic Law Center (Centre de droit maritime et oceanique), Law Faculty, University of Nates, France

Information on courses, research programs, publications, activities in marine and coastal law; Juris Doctor degree offered
 

William S. Richardson School of Law, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
International law, environmental law
 

Academic Institutions with programmes in Ocean Science

CIM Logo Center for Marine Research Division Zagreb  -  Ruder Boskovic Institute, Zagreb, Croatia
Information on Center's research laboratories, groups, projects; graduate study programmes in oceanology; international symposia
 
Logo College of Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon, USA
Undergraduate and Graduate degrees in Atmospheric Sciences, Biological, Chemical and Physical oceanography, Marine Geology, Marine Geophysics and Marine Resources Management;  participant in RIDGE 2000 Program
 
Center for Sustainable Fisheries - University of Miami, Rosenstiel School of Marine & Atmospheric Science, Florida, USA
Research, education in fishery science; advanced techniques for fishery management
 
College of Ocean and Fisheries Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
Oceanography (biological, chemical, geological, geophysical, physical), fisheries sciences, marine affairs; undergraduate and graduate
 
Department of Oceanography, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Offers graduate degree (PhD. and MSc.) in atmospheric sciences, biological, chemical, geological and physical oceanography
 
FNI Home The Fridtjof Nansen Institute, Lysaker, Norway
Independent foundation engaged in research on international environmental, energy, and resource management politics
 
Graduate College of Marine Studies, University of Delaware, Delaware, USA
Graduate-only institution; degrees in Marine Biology-Biochemistry, Marine Policy, Oceanography and Physical Ocean Science & Engineering
 
Graduate School of Oceanography, University of Rhode Island, Rhode Island, USA
Biological, chemical, geological, physical oceanography

Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University, New Jersey, USA

Earth/ocean science, seismic studies, paleo-oceanography, sea floor spreading
Search | Main | Feedback Marine Institute Memorial University, Newfoundland, Canada
Undergraduate and advanced degrees in maritime studies, fisheries, technology; industry training; electronic learning service; K-12 marine topics
 
Marine Studies Programme, University of the South Pacific, Fiji
 Marine Studies is an interdisciplinary, university-wide programme, administered by the Professor of Marine Studies in collaboration with the Schools and Institutes, and with the advice of the Marine Studies Advisory Board, whose membership includes representatives from regional and international agencies and donor organizations
 
Ocean Research Institute (ORI), University of Tokyo, Japan
Research in physical, chemical and biological oceanography, ocean floor geoscience, marine ecosystems and living marine resources
 
 
School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology, University of Hawaii
Geology, geophysics, meteorology and oceanography of Pacific Ocean
 
 
 
SCRIPPS Logo Scripps Institution of Oceanography - California, USA
Graduate programmes and undergraduate oceanography; research fellowships; marine medicine research; library 

 
SOC Southampton Oceanography Centre, United Kingdom
Ocean circulation and climate research, seafloor processes, School of Ocean and Earth Sciences, marine biodiversity, maritime archaeology
 
Texas A&M University, Department of Oceanography, USA
Graduate and undergraduate courses in biological, chemical, geological and physical oceanography;  extensive research in the Gulf of Mexico; publisher of the research journal Quarterdeck
 
School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences University of Alaska School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences, USA
Study of northern seas and coasts; course information; seminar schedules; news
 
University of Miami - Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, Key West, Florida, USA
Information on academic and research programs; outreach programmes; environmental observations - radar, satellite
 
University of South Florida, College of Marine Sciences - Remote Sensing Laboratory and Center for Ocean Technology, USA
Study of coastal processes of highly variable regions - Gulf of Mexico, Caribbean Sea and Cuba using e.g.,  CZCS, SeaWiFS, Landsat, and TOPEX/POSEIDON
 
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, Massachusetts, USA
 Biological, chemical, physical, geological marine science; information on research programmes; deepsea submersible program; library
 
World Maritime University, Malmo, Sweden
Established by the International Maritime Organization; offers courses in: maritime safety & environmental protection, maritime administration, education & training, port management, shipping management
 
 

 

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