Language of instruction

At the University of Akureyri the principal language of instruction is Icelandic. Students need to demonstrate knowledge of the language of instruction. All Bachelor’s degrees are taught in Icelandic. Most Schools offer some courses in English and some Faculties allow international students to take their examinations in English during the first semester of study. This is, however, always subject to the approval of each School and individual instructors.

The only programmes available and taught entirely in English are the Polar Law programmes (Master’s degree).