Graduation

Graduation June 2016


Graduation ceremony at the University of Iceland

Graduation ceremonies are held two times each year, in February and June.
 
The next graduation ceremony will take place Saturday, 24 June, 2017. 
 
There will be two ceremonies:
 
  • The ceremony for graduate students starts at 10:30.
  • The ceremony for undergraduate students starts at 14:00.
Each ceremony should take approximately two hours.
 
Graduation candidates will be seated in a specified area in Laugardalshöll and are kindly asked to arrive no later than 45 minutes before to allow time for seating. Each candidate has a designated seat and will receive a list of all the candidates and their seat numbers at the entrance along with a programme. University staff will be on site and provide assistance.
 
Candidates will receive their certificates according to their seat number, in the following order: School of Social Sciences, School of Health Sciences, School of Humanities, School of Education and School of Engineering and Natural Sciences. 
 
Further information: graduate students / undergraduate students.
 
Students completing their degree studies in September can nevertheless obtain their degree certificates in October. Please contact the Faculty office or School office for further information.
 
 

 

Diplomas and Diploma Supplements


According to the rules of the University the Diploma Supplement is issued in a widely spoken European language, given automatically and free of charge to every student upon graduation.

Students receive their Diploma and the Diploma Supplement at graduation. The Diploma Supplement provides a standardised description of the nature, level, context, content and status of the study programme completed. The Diploma Supplement also contains a transcript of records. The Diploma is issued in Icelandic with a certified translation into English, but the Diploma Supplement is issued in Icelandic and English. If the student is not present at the graduation ceremony, he or she can collect the graduation papers at office hours at their Faculty, after the ceremony.

 

Example of a Diploma Supplement issued by the University of Iceland (PDF 1162 kb). 

 

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