University of Iceland

Welcome to the School of Education

We educate teachers, sports and health scientists, social educators and leisure professionals.

Sport, Leisure Studies and Social Education

Academic programmes

Academic programmes

The faculty offers academic programmes in Sport and Health Sciences, Leisure Studies and Social Education. The academic programmes are intended for those students interested in working in the fields of sports and health, leisure or social education. An emphasis is placed on students receiving solid and scientific knowledge of their profession, and good training in their prospective workplace.

Practical training in Sports- and Health Sciences takes place in Laugardalur center for sports and leisure. With both in- and outdoor facilities, Laugardalur offers one of the best facilities nation wide and will be available for the students of the Sports- and Health Science department.

National leaders

The academic programmes are national leaders and the faculty is the only one in Iceland offering graduate studies in these fields. The prospective workplaces of graduates are varied, e.g. schools, sports training, social services, leisure education and the health sector.

Further information is available in the Course Catalogue

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