Polar Law Institute

Research Institution

About Polar Law Institute

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 to: 

  • Organize symposiums, seminars and lectures on Polar law, including the annual Polar Law Symposium 
  • Support the Polar Law program 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 
  • Raise funds for and carry out research projects in cooperation with other parties 

Contact person
Embla Eir Oddsdóttir
+354 895 7704