CIVIS announces the opening of the registration for the short online CIVIS course “Ocean Sciences: Ocean law and governance”. The programme will take place approximately once a week from 1 November to 14 December 2021.
This course aim at providing an interdisciplinary insight of the legal, institutional and policy-making dimensions pertaining to contemporary ocean affairs. The programme includes an introductory course on the legal and institutional framework of ocean governance, as well as six specialised courses on different ocean policy domains that are at the forefront of ocean management today.
Applicants should be MA and PhD students at one of the CIVIS member universities in the field of Social Science and Humanities with a working knowledge of English of at least B2 level.
Applicants should send their CV and a cover letter (maximum 500 words) by 15 October 2021 to email@example.com.
Main topics addressed
- International ocean governance: The institutional framework
- Maritime governance: The case of maritime spatial planning
- International ocean governance: Energy at sea
- Marine scientific research: The institutional framework
- Environmental law: Response to plastic pollution
- Institutional governance of marine living resources
- International Conventions on Maritime Law.
The assessment will take place in December 2021 and will be based on a take-home examination of 24 hours.
Students are expected to follow all courses in the block to qualify for the final examination. Participating students will receive a certificate of attendance.
This course is part of the European University of Ocean Sciences, a coordinated set of activities and programmes within CIVIS which explore vital questions for Europe’s marine and maritime environments.
More details about the intensive CIVIS Course “Ocean Sciences: Ocean law and governance” are available here.
CIVIS is a European Civic University formed by the alliance of nine leading research higher education institutions across Europe: Aix-Marseille Université, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Universitatea din București, Université libre de Bruxelles, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Sapienza Università di Roma, Stockholm University, Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen and University of Glasgow. It brings together a community of more than 450,000 students and 65,000 staff members including 30,000 academics and researchers.