This course will consist of 4 modules, presented over a five-week period. Topics covered include:
- Global Ocean Governance Framework
- Managing our relations with the oceans
- Conflict Management and Consensus-Building
- Regional Ocean Governance Frameworks for the Mediterranean, Black, Baltic and Caspian Seas
Candidates should preferably have at least a first degree in a field relevant to marine affairs and science. They must be nominated and sponsored by an appropriate Government entity, university or equivalent educational institution or by a national or regional organisation. A working knowledge of English is essential. Applicants from developed or EU countries (except Eastern European countries) will be considered only if they are fully funded or are registered at the University of Malta as graduate students.
Eur 5,000 covering accommodation, ,course delivery materials, all bench fees, use of university facilities, participation in field trips and social programme organised as part of the course.
Limited scholarships covering fully or in part the expenses of the course are available.
The course will be held at the University of Malta. Participants will be accommodated in a residence situated within walking distance from University.
The IOI Malta Course forms part of IOI-OceanLearn, the system-wide programme for the coordination, delivery, quality assurance and development of global partnerships for the International Ocean Institute’s capacity building activities
IOI-OceanLearn aims to develop an interdisciplinary and integrated culture of knowledge, inclusive and accessible to all, focusing on Ocean Affairs and Ocean Science, for the wide dissemination of knowledge and meeting the needs of both developed and developing nations.