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Important dates

Autumn semester 2019

AUG 21–23
University of Iceland orientation days for incoming students; see the schedule at https://english.hi.is/studies/orientation
AUG 30 Friday Orientation meeting at 15.00 (3 pm) for incoming students in Medieval Icelandic Studies (MIS) and Viking and Medieval Norse Studies (VMN) in room 201 in Árnagarður Building (2nd floor). It is very important that all incoming MIS and VMN students attend this meeting.
SEP 2 Monday First day of classes in the School of Humanities
SEP 4 Wednesday MIS and VMN photo session at 13.20 in Árnagarður 311
SEP 5 Thursday Deadline for submission of master’s theses for graduation in October
SEP 6 Friday MIS and VMN excursion: Þingvellir and Reykholt 13.20–20.00
SEP 10 Tuesday MIS and VMN master's thesis presentations
SEP 26 Thursday Autumn semester examination schedule published
SEP 30—OCT 5 Mid-semester course evaluation
OCT 1 Tuesday Last day for course add/drop
OCT 14–18 Study week; no classes (both days included)
NOV 29 Friday Last day of classes in the School of Humanities
DEC 2–16
Autumn semester examination
DEC 19–JAN 4 Christmas break (both days included)

Spring semester 2020

JAN 6 Monday First day of classes in the School of Social Sciences
JAN 10 Friday Deadline for submission of master’s theses for graduation in February
JAN 13 Monday First day of classes in the School of Humanities
JAN 21 Tuesday Last day for course add/drop
JAN 31 Friday VMN: registration for 3rd semester (Oslo/Aarhus/Copenhagen)
FEB 10–15 Mid-semester course evaluation
FEB 24–28 Study week (both days included)
MAR 15 Saturday Excursion: Njáls saga territory (day trip, 9–19, depending on weather)
MAR TBA The 13th Annual Aarhus Student Symposium on Viking and Medieval Scandinavian Subjects
APR 8–14 Easter Break (both days included)
APR 17 Friday Last day of classes in the School of Humanities
APR TBA The 10th Annual Háskóli Íslands Student Conference on the Medieval North
APR 24–MAY 8 Spring semester examination
MAY 5 Tuesday Deadline for submission of master’s theses for graduation in June
MAY TBA Saturday MIS and VMN excursion: Eyrbyggja and Bárðar saga territory
MAY TBA The New Critical Approaches Seminar
MAY TBA MIS and VMN master's thesis presentations
JUN TBA Graduation
AUG TBA Summer school in Scandinavian Manuscript Studies, University Iceland

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