Arctic Law

Aim of the program is to comply educational needs and application of various legislative norms aimed to regulate human activities in the Arctic region.


Duration: 2 years
Workload: 120 ECTS

Program structure

Semester 1:

  • Philosophy of law 
  • Legal theory problems 
  • Comparative jurisprudence 
  • History and methods of jurisprudence 
  • Regionalism in the Arctic
  • European Union law, economical relations in the Arctic

Semester 2: 

  • Legal systems of Arctic states 
  • Arctic states constitutional law 
  • Indigenous peoples rights 
  • Arctic Strategies of the Circumpolar Countries 
  • Comparative labor law 
  • RF Actual security issues in the Arctic

Semester 3: 

  • Political and legal theories
  • Legal regulation of the environmental safety
  • Law of International organizations

Semester 4:

  • International law of the sea
  • Legal linguistics
  • Master thesis

Program details

Academic level(s)Master
CountryRussia
Language of instructionEnglish
InstitutionNorthern (Arctic) Federal University
Fields of studyLaw (broad programmes)
Tagslawlaw of the sealegal regulationsindigenous law
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