is the leading academic institution in Norway concerning geopolitics, international organisations and regimes, and energy and environmental issues. The prominent professors taking part in the programme include Dag Harald Claes, Arild Underdal and Øyvind Østerud.
is an independent foundation engaging in social science research on international energy, resource and environmental policy, including international law. It is a leading institute internationally on regime effectiveness and institutional interplay, on Arctic politics related to marine resource management, climate and environment, energy development and law of the sea issues. It has also a major research agenda on Russian politics and interests in the High North.
represent one of the major academic research environments for international relations in the High North. Key research areas include international ocean law and governance, and the history of the Arctic. Alf Håkon Hoel, Tore Henriksen, Hallvard Tjelmeland, Torbjørn Pedersen and Per Christiansen will be the main contributors.