Calculated based on number of publications stored in Pure and citations from Scopus
1996 …2023

Research activity per year

If you made any changes in Pure these will be visible here soon.

Personal profile

Research interests

Timo Koivurova has a multidisciplinary specialisation in Arctic law and government but has also conducted broader research on global law (including authoring an English-language text book on international environmental law). Some of his research areas include:

  • The legal status of the indigenous peoples of the Arctic (e.g. the Sámi)
  • Regulations and politics regarding climate change in general and in the Arctic
  • Regulating mining industry practices
  • Arctic immigration
  • The laws and politics surrounding the opening of the Arctic Ocean
  • The continued development of the Arctic Council as an intergovernmental forum
  • Rapidly-changing geopolitical trends in the Arctic, both from a broader geopolitical perspective and also with a special focus on China's role in the region
  • Possibilities for an Arctic treaty.

He has been involved as an expert in several international processes globally and in the Arctic region and has published on the above-mentioned topics extensively.

External positions

Visiting professor at the Kobe University, Japan (Polar Co-operation Research Centre), Kobe University

1 Nov 202228 Feb 2023

Visiting professor in the Riga Graduate School of Law, Riga Graduate School of Law

2021 → …

Adjunct professor of international law in the universities of Eastern Finland , University of Eastern Finland

2021 → …

Adjunct professor of international law in the universities of Turku, University of Turku

2021 → …

Field of science

  • Law
  • International political science


Dive into the research topics where Timo Koivurova is active. These topic labels come from the works of this person. Together they form a unique fingerprint.
  • 1 Similar Profiles

Collaborations and top research areas from the last five years

Recent external collaboration on country/territory level. Dive into details by clicking on the dots or