Your life in Ísafjörður will be much more than just going to class and studying. Personal growth and exploring your interests are a fundamental part of your university experience. Ísafjörður is a dynamic and active community, so bring your skills and curiosity to Ísafjörður and be prepared to pick up a new hobby, make new friends, and immerse yourself in this friendly community.

Ísafjörður is situated in the remote northwestern part of Iceland and is the main economic and service hub of the Westfjords with approximately 2500 inhabitants. It is a beautiful and vibrant town with a strong cultural life, including a well-known music scene, art and sports. 

Unique countryside surrounds the town of Ísafjörður, and it is a stone's throw from the untouched natural beauty of surrounding Westfjords including places like Hornstrandir and Jökulfirðir. The Westfjords has a total population of around 7500 people.

This video from Visit Westfjords shows some of the most beautiful and interesting locations in the Westfjords, like the Dynjandi waterfall, Rauðasandur beach, and the breathtaking views from the viewing platform on top of Bolafjall mountain. In the video, people can be seen whale watching in Ísafjarðardjúp, soaking in hot springs, and swimming in a pool inside a greenhouse in Heydalur. The video also features scenic kayaking in Ísafjörður, and a visit to the local brewery and a sushi restaurant.