Degree seeking students

Students

We are pleased that you are interested in studying at the University of Akureyri.

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.

Undergraduate programmes

Further information on each programme may be found below and in the course catalogue.

School of Health Sciences

Faculty of Nursing

Faculty of Occupational Therapy

School of Humanities and Social Sciences

Faculty of Education

Faculty of Law

Faculty of Psychology

Faculty of Social Sciences

School of Business and Science

Faculty of Business Administration

Faculty of Natural Resource Sciences

Graduate programmes

Further information on each programme may be found below and in the course catalogue.

School of Health Sciences

Faculty of Graduate Studies in Health Sciences

Health Sciences, M.S., 120 ECTS (Icelandic)

Primary Health Care in the Community - Clinical, Postgraduate Diploma, 60 ECTS (Icelandic)

Vocational Rehabilitation, Postgraduate Diploma, 60 ECTS (Icelandic)

School of Humanities and Social Sciences

Faculty of Education

Educational Science, M.A., 120 ECTS (Icelandic)

Educational Studies, M.Ed., 120 ECTS (Icelandic)

Faculty of Law

Law, M.L., 120 ECTS (Icelandic)

Polar Law, M.A., 120 ECTS (English)

Faculty of Social Sciences

Masters of Arts by Research, M.A., 120 ECTS (Icelandic)

Media and Communication Studies, M.A., 120 ECTS (Icelandic)

School of Business and Science

Faculty of Business Administration

Faculty of Natural Resource Sciences

Doctoral Studies

The University of Akureyri offers specific and carefully tailored, 3- to 4-year (180–240 ECTS) PhD programmes in selected areas.

Application deadlines for degree-seeking students:

  • 1 April (NON-EU/EEA RESIDENTS)
  • 5 June (EU/EEA RESIDENTS)

Further information: