Coastal and Marine Politics and Policy
An overview of the concepts of public policy and policy analysis, with a focus on issues in coastal and marine areas. Students will explore conflicts that often surround the management of marine areas. They will look at different policy processes and problems and methods to evaluate and implement policies. The course also gives an overview of environmental laws and how the legal framework interacts with policy. Students will examine environmental governance regimes, public and private interaction and how different values and groups affect environmental policy. The course compares and contrasts national coastal and ocean policies of different countries. Students evaluate and/or resolve a marine policy issue of their choice at a local, state, national or international level.
Application deadline for the whole master's program: April 15th for EU/EEA citizens and February 15th for citizens outside of the EU/EEA
Application deadline for only this course: please contact Martha Lilja Marthensdóttir Olsen (email@example.com)