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Application Requirements

Applications for study in the Medieval Icelandic Studies programme are received through an online portal every year from mid December through January with a deadline on February 1st. A link to the online application form can be found below.

  • Please study the entry requirements before applying.
  • Please read the following instructions before proceeding to the online application form.

Incomplete applications will not be processed. Late applications are not accepted.

The language of the application and supporting documents is English (though see below regarding transcripts).

Next application deadline: February 1st, 2023.

Application fee

Citizens of countries outside the European Economic Area (EEA)/The European Free Trade Association (EFTA) (exempting the Faroe Islands and Greenland) are required to pay a fee of 50 EUR for the handling and processing of their applications. The fee is charged as part of the online application process and is payable by credit card only, VISA or Mastercard. The handling and processing fee is not refundable.


Inquiries regarding the program and program requirements should be directed to

Inquiries regarding the application form should be directed to

Once the application has been submitted, the applicant may monitor its status via the University of Iceland Communication Portal.

Applicants will be notified of their application results no later than April 1, 2023. Initial notification of admission will be sent by email to the email address given in the application. Please make sure we have your current email address. A formal letter of admission will follow.

[Updated December 2, 2021 for applications with the deadline of February 1, 2022.]

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