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Graduation - Available at University of Iceland

Graduation ceremonies are held two times each year, in February and June. Students completing their degree studies in September can nevertheless obtain their degree certificates in October. The next graduation ceremony will be on Friday 17 February 2023.

Degree Certificates and Diploma Supplements

According to the rules of the University, the Diploma Supplement is issued in a widely spoken European language, given automatically and free of charge to every student upon graduation.

Students receive their Degree Certificate and the Diploma Supplement at graduation. The Diploma Supplement provides a standardised description of the nature, level, context, content, and status of the study programme completed. The Diploma Supplement also contains a transcript of records.

The Degree Certificate is issued in Icelandic with a certified translation into English, but the Diploma Supplement is issued in Icelandic and English. If the student is not present at the graduation ceremony, she or he can collect the graduation papers during office hours at their Faculty, after the ceremony.

Candidates are advised to preserve their Degree Certificates well! Each degree certificate is only issued in a single copy, signed by the respective head of faculty. The degree certificate is never, under any circumstances re-issued.  It is the responsibility of the candidate to safeguard the certificate.

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