Students who enrol at the University of Iceland shall have completed a matriculation examination (stúdentspróf) or a foreign equivalent.
Beyond the matriculation examination, admission requirements vary between university faculties. Detailed information on admission requirements can be found in the Regulations on admission requirements for undergraduate studies (in Icelandic only) and in faculty information in the course catalogue. In addition, admission requirements are stipulated for each programme. Familiarise yourself thoroughly with the admission requirements prior to selecting a programme. See also the course catalogue provisions.
Entrance examinations and enrolment restrictions
Entrance examinations for medicine and physiotherapy are held in June, see further information on the Faculty of Medicine website. Competitive examinations are held for biomedical science, dental technology, nursing, nutrition and odontology at the end of the autumn semester in December. See further information on enrolment restrictions and provisions in the course catalogue.
Specific faculty rules apply regarding admission requirements for graduate studies at the master's and doctoral levels. These rules are published in the course catalogue and on faculty websites.