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Courses for Students and Staff

The Language Centre of the University offers a variety of language courses for all students of the University, free of charge. Courses in Danish, French, Hindi, Italian, Spanish, German and Polish will be offered this academic year (2019 – 2020).

Autumn 2019:
Self-directed studies: for students with basic skills (A2 or above, except Italian, also intended for beginners).

Self-Directed Study in Danish I 
Self-Directed Study in French I

Self-Directed Study in Italian I

Self-Directed Study in Spanish I

Self-Directed Study In German I

Courses for beginners: Six-week intensive courses for total beginners, taught twice a week for 80 minutes between 16:40 – 18:10.

Polish for Beginners I (Oct. 22 – Nov. 28, in collaboration with Continuing Education University of Iceland)
French for Beginners I (Oct. 21 – Nov. 27, in collaboration with Continuing Education University of Iceland)

Spanish for Beginners I (Sept. 2 – Oct. 9)

Spanish for Beginners II (Oct. 21 – Nov. 27)

German for Beginners I (Oct. 22 – Nov. 28, in collaboration with Continuing Education University of Iceland)
Hindi for Beginners I (Oct. 22 – Nov. 28, in collaboration with Continuing Education University of Iceland and the Indian Embassy)

 Cultural courses: Six-week intensive course, taught twice a week for 80 minutes between 16:40 – 18:10.

Indian Culture and Society (Oct. 21 – Nov. 27 in collaboration with Continuing Education University of Iceland and the Indian Embassy)

Spring 2020:

Self-directed studies: for students with basic skills (A2 or above, except Italian, also intended for beginners).

Self-Directed Study in Danish II
Self-Directed Study in French II

Self-Directed Study in Italian II 

Self-Directed Study in Spanish II

Self-Directed Study in German II

Courses for beginners: Six-week intensive courses for total beginners, taught twice a week for 80 minutes between 16:40 – 18:10.

Polish for Beginners II (Jan 14 – Feb. 20 in collaboration with Continuing Education UI)

French for Beginners II (Jan 13 – Feb 19 in collaboration with Continuing Education UI)

Spanish for Beginners I (Jan. 13 – Feb 19)

Spanish for Beginners II (March 2 – April 15)

German for Beginners II (Jan 14 – Feb 20 in collaboration with Continuing Education UI)

German for Beginners III (March 3 – April 16 in collaboration with Continuing Education UI)

Hindi for Beginners II (Jan. 14 – Feb. 20 in collaboration with Continuing Education UI and the Indian Embassy)

Hindi for Beginners III (March 3 – April. 16 in collaboration with Continuing Education UI and the Indian Embassy)

Self-directed studies give 2 – 6 credits according to the number of assignments students turn in. Beginners courses are 5 ECTS intensive 6-week courses. Registration is on Intranet (Ugla). Those students who are studying these languages as a major or minor subject for B.A. degree cannot have these credits counted for their B.A. studies. For further information: ems@hi.is

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