Degree seeking students
Foreign degree-seeking students apply on an equal basis with Icelandic students for the study programmes offered by the University of Akureyri. Students need to demonstrate knowledge of the language of instruction, which is either Icelandic or English depending on the programme. All Bachelor’s degrees are taught in Icelandic. The only programme available and taught entirely in English is the Polar Law programme (Master’s degree).
Application deadlines for degree-seeking students (Polar Law):
- 1 April (NON-EU/EEA RESIDENTS)
- 5 June (EU/EEA RESIDENTS)
Below you will find links to specific information for degree-seeking students.
- Polar law
- Student Registration
- Study in Iceland
- Study in Akureyri
- Buddy system – Facebook
- Information about curriculum
- General information about the University of Akureyri is under "About"
Please contact the International Office if you have problems finding information. The telephone number is +354 460 8035 and the e-mail address is international(at)unak.is.