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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):

  • 5 June (EU/EEA RESIDENTS) 

The application for the Polar Law programme is now open.

Below you will find links to specific information for degree-seeking students.

Further information:

  • Information about curriculum
  • General information about the University of Akureyri is under "About"
  • Service

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)

Schools & Faculties

School of Health Sciences

School of Business and Science

Distance Education?????

Graduate Studies????

School of Social Science and Humanities

Resarch Institutes????

University of Akureyri

Solborg, Nordurslod         600 Akureyri, Iceland         S. + 354 460 8000 / f: +354 460 8999

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