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The University of Iceland is a dynamic, internationally oriented institution with a global network of over 500 partner universities in student and staff exchange worldwide. See here for further information on Partner Universities and student and staff exchange worldwide.

The UN University Gender Equality Studies and Training Programme

The United Nations University Gender Equality Studies and Training Programme (UNU-GEST) is placed within the Faculty of Languages and Cultures. Its mission is to use a multidisciplinary approach to promote gender equality and social justice in developing, conflict and post-conflict countries.

Medieval Icelandic Literature in edX

The School of Humanities is participating in edX. The Faculty of Medieval Studies offers a course called The Medieval Icelandic Sagas. This is a 6 week course focusing on Nordic history and literature as represented in the well-known Icelandic Sagas. Participants are introduced to the rich and vibrant literary gems through three of the roughly 40 preserved sagas highlighting all of the excitement, witty retorts and colourful characters. The course startet in March 2018.

Viking and Medieval Norse Studies

Viking and Medieval Norse Studies is an international two-year graduate programme organized in cooperation of the University of Iceland, Aarhus University, University of Copenhagen and the University of Oslo. The first two semesters take place in Iceland and the third semester, the students can choose between courses in Denmark or Norway. The fourth and final semester is reserved for writing a master’s thesis at the University of Iceland or the University of Oslo. See here for further information.

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