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Important dates

Autumn semester 2021

AUG 26–27
University of Iceland orientation days for incoming students; see the schedule at https://english.hi.is/studies/orientation
AUG 27 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.
AUG 30 Monday First day of classes in the School of Humanities
SEP 1 Wednesday MIS and VMN photo session at 13.20 in Árnagarður 311
SEP 3 Friday MIS and VMN excursion: Þingvellir and Reykholt 13.20–20.00
SEP 10 Friday Deadline for submission of master’s theses for graduation in October
SEP 15 Wednesday MIS and VMN master's thesis presentations
OCT 1 Tuesday Last day for course add/drop
OCT 11–15 Study week; no classes (both days included)
NOV 26 Friday Last day of classes in the School of Humanities
DEC 2–16
Autumn semester examination
DEC 19–JAN 3 Christmas break (both days included)

Spring semester 2022

JAN 10 Monday Deadline for submission of master’s theses for graduation in February
JAN 10 Monday First day of classes in the School of Humanities
JAN 21 Tuesday Last day for course add/drop
JAN 31 Monday VMN: registration for 3rd semester (Oslo/Aarhus/Copenhagen)
FEB 21–25 Study week (both days included)
FEB TBA Saturday Excursion: Njáls saga territory (day trip, 9–19, depending on weather)
MAR TBA The 15th Annual Aarhus Student Symposium on Viking and Medieval Scandinavian Subjects
APR 8 Friday Last day of classes in the School of Humanities
APR 13–19 Easter Break (both days included)
APR TBA The 11th Annual Háskóli Íslands Student Conference on the Medieval North
APR 26–MAY 10 Spring semester examination
MAY 5 Thursday Deadline for submission of master’s theses for graduation in June
MAY TBA 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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