Niels Krabbe


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Vasagatan 1
41124 Göteborg
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Box 650
40530 Göteborg

About Niels Krabbe

Niels Krabbe is a researcher in international law, particularly interested in the regulation of biodiversity, climate and natural resources in the law of the sea and international environmental law.

His doctoral thesis "Bioprospecting and Deep-Sea Genetic Resources in a Fragmenting International Law" (defended June 2021) examined norm conflicts between different regimes of international law with a focus on genetic resources and biotechnology.

Niels teaches international law at the LLM program's first cycle and International Law in the Maritime Context, Maritime Environmental Law and Environmental Law at advanced level.

Research areas

  • International law
  • International law and climate
  • Law of the Sea
  • International Environmental Law
  • Marine Governance Law

Research in progress

  • Bioprospecting and Novel Uses of Marine Resources (research project)

Teaching areas

  • International Law
  • Inernational Environmental Law
  • Law of the sea