Polar Law Institute



 Polar Law Institute  

Borgir Norðurslóð, 600 Akureyri, Iceland

The Polar Law Institute is a non-profit research and education institution and operates within the University of Akureyri. It was established together and in cooperation with the Polar Law Programme at  the University. The aim and purpose of Polar Law Institute is:

  • Organize symposiums, seminars and lectures on Polar law, including the annual Polar Law Symposium,
  • Support the Polar Law programme of the University of Akureyri
  • Provide teaching in individual courses or in cooperation with the University of Akureyri or other institutions,
  • Publication of books and Articles on Polar Law, including the Yearbook of Polar Law.
  • Enhance cooperation of academics, the public sector and the private sector within the field of Polar Law,
  • Strengthen cooperation of various parties in the interest of inter-disciplinary studies,
  • To raise funds for and carry out research projects in cooperation with other parties,