The Netherlands Institute for the Law of the Sea (NILOS) is a nationally and internationally renowned research institute, established in 1984. Our core activities are research, teaching and training and consultancy.

Basic aims of NILOS:

  • Developing and sustaining expertise on the law of the sea and oceans governance;
  • Enhancing and broadening awareness and knowledge of the law of the sea and oceans governance; 
  • Assisting states - in particular developing states -, intergovernmental organisations, national and international non-governmental organisations, companies and individuals in implementing and applying the law of the sea.

Organisation / Contact

For comments or questions about the NILOS-website or NILOS, please contact us at: NILOS@uu.nl, + 31 30 253 7224, through our postal address, or contact our staff.

NILOS operates within Utrecht University in the framework of the School of Law's department of International and European Law (IER), as well as within the Utrecht Centre for Water, Oceans and Sustainability Law.

NILOS staff also participates in the research group UNIJURIS (unilateralism and the protection of global interests) and the research project SUSTAINABLEOCEAN.

News

Ionische Zee
22 May 2018
Roland Holst participated in the 27th Workshop on Theory in International Law, hosted by the British Institute of International and Comparative Law.
Studenten praten met elkaar
1 May 2018
The workshop gave six PhD students the opportunity to present their PhD research and obtain feedback from senior researchers and fellow PhD students.
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Events

27 - 31
Aug
27 August 2018 09:00 - 31 August 2018 17:00
From 27 August to 31 August 2018 Utrecht University offers a Summer School on the Law of the Sea.
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