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Applications for Study

Welcome to the University of Iceland

The application period for international students is 10 December – 1 February.

The University of Iceland does not charge tuition fees, but the annual registration fee is ISK 75,000.


Application deadlines

International students

  • 1 February each year
  • Normally it is 15 April / 5 June each year (Nordic citizens, graduate/undergraduate studies and some graduate diploma). However, the Application deadline has been extended for this group to 20 May (graduate studies) and 15 June (undergraduate studies).

Exchange students

  • Autumn semester or full academic year:
    • 1 April each year
    • 1 May each year for EEA citizens
  • Spring semester:
    • 1 August each year
    • 1 October each year for EEA citizens

Application forms

The application deadline for undergraduate and graduate studies for international students (other than exchange students) was 1 February 2020 (for the 2020-2021 academic year). An online application form is available above while applications are being accepted.

Exchange students

Exchange student applications must be submitted before 1 April for non-EEA students and before 1 May for EEA students. An application form and further information is available on the exchange students information site.

Contact us

Service Desk at University Centre

Tel: +354 525 5800
Fax: +354 525 5802
Opening hours: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m (Mon-Thu), 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (Fri)
Summer opening hours: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (Mon-Thu), 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (Fri)

Student Registration

University Centre, level 3
Tel: +354 525 4309
Opening hours: 9:00 a.m. - 12 p.m. and 12:30-3 p.m. Monday to Friday