University of Iceland

University of Iceland

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This Icelandic institution can offer each of its students a high-quality degree trusted all over the world. The University of Iceland offers opportunities for study and research in almost 400 programmes spanning most fields of science and scholarship: Social Sciences, Health Sciences, Humanities, Education, Natural Sciences and Engineering.

International students who are worried about the language can complete a degree in Icelandic as a second language to acquire the basic knowledge and the theoretical skills to continue academic studies in Icelandic. Another possibility is the Practical Diploma in Icelandic as a second language, a practical language programme for beginners with focus on developing skills in speaking, writing and understanding modern Icelandic.

However, even though the primary language of instruction is Icelandic, the University of Iceland offers several study programmes that are taught fully in English and are therefore open to international students. In addition,


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