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German BA


180 ECTS - BA degree

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The objectives of this BA study programme in German are that students acquire a very good practical knowledge of the German language and a good knowledge of German linguistics; gain a good insight into literature, culture and history of the German-speaking countries and are able to use the language to express themselves successfully in various situations, both orally and in writing.

Admission requirements

Undergraduate studies

Icelandic matriculation examination (stúdentspróf: school leaving examination from secondary school) or equivalent qualification. Further information can be found in article 15, regulation on admission requirements for undergraduate study no. 331/2022.

Students must be at the A2 level according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

Contact us

The office of School of Humanities is located at the 3rd floor of the Main Building, Sæmundargata 1. Opening hours are from 10-12 and 13-15 on weekdays.

You can call us at +354 5254400 or send us an e-mail at

Our students can use the University Service Desk as the point of access for all service.