There are no prerequisites for this course. We expect that you have none or little knowledge of Icelandic and the course will build on easy Icelandic and basic vocabulary.  
The course material is provided by the teachers in form of photocopies and other materials. The material is included in the course fee, and will be available at the University Center of the Westfjords upon arrival. You might want to bring your own dictionary. Basic dictionaries are also available in the local bookstores in Ísafjörður.

Prior to the course you can work through the "Icelandic online" internet course on your own, but we do not expect our participants in this course to do so. It is accessible at Please note that it is better to do the first chapters diligently than to hurry through the whole course.