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All students wishing to apply for exchange studies at the University of Akureyri must begin the process by applying at their home university. We request to receive information about selected students at our partner institutions for our online nomination database which should be done by the international coordinator at the home university. After the coordinator has filled in the nomination form we will e-mail the students with detailed application instructions.

For further information on the nomination process please ask your international coordinator to contact the International Office at

Application deadlines for exchange students

  • 15 May for the autumn semester and full academic year (non-EU/EEA students 15 April)
  • 1 November for the spring semester (non-EU/EEA students 1 October).

Information for staff at partner universities
We request that all nominations be submitted online by the international coordinator of our partner institutions before 1 May for the fall semester or a full academic year and 15 October for the spring semester (if the student is a citizen outside the EEA/EU then the nomination deadlines are 15 April for the fall semester and 1 October for the spring semester). You will be asked to enter name, e-mail, field of study and term of study for each of your students. After you have done so we will e-mail these students with detailed application instructions.

For further information on how to nominate your students and to request access to the nomination form please contact the International Office at

All applicants can must fill out the arrival form below.
Please fill in the form no later than two weeks before arrival. 

Arrival form

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