We expect that you have worked through the "Icelandic Online" one and two internet course on your own. Please calculate approximately 50 hours of work for the whole online course. It is accessible at Our course will build on this basic vocabulary and grammar. 

Students should themselves evaluate whether a beginners course or an intermediate course is more beneficial to their progress in learning Icelandic and apply accordingly.

The course materials are provided by the teachers in the form of photocopies and other materials. The material is included in the course fee, and will be available in the University Centre of the Westfjords on arrival. We expect you to bring your own basic dictionary. Basic dictionaries are also available in the local bookstore in Ísafjörður.

You will find the CEFR-standards under the following link: Common European Framework of References for Languages.

The course fee is 65.000 ISK and should be paid by bank transfer to the following account or by credit card (see below) no later than two weeks after you receive your confirmation letter (see further under Applications):

If you pay by bank transfer please be sure to add the reference number 1521 with the payment. 

Account Name : Haskolasetur Vestfjarda
Account Number : 0154 26 4000
Account Address : Sudurgata 12, 400 Isafjordur, Iceland
Swift Number : NBIIISRE
IBAN Number : IS29 0154 26 004000 610705 0220
Name of Bank : NBI hf
Address of Bank: Austurstæti 11, 101 Reykjavík, Iceland


Please do not forget to list your name on the bank transfer, especially if you are not the holder of the account from which the payment is made. We also ask you to send a confirmation to As soon as we have received your payment we will send you a confirmation.

Pay by credit card

For further information please contact

To submit an application please press here

As soon as you receive your confirmation letter of registration please pay the course fee, 65.000 ISK. The course fee must be settled within two weeks of your acceptance in order to guarantee your place on the course. In case you are not able to meet this deadline please contact us to be sure that there is still place on the course.

We expect all registrations and payments to be done no later than 30.06.2019.

You are welcome to send an application after 30.06.2019 but applications/payments after that date will be dependent on availability. Please note that we might read e-mails irregularly during July due to summer vacations.

For further information about payments please go to Tuition fee. 


We expect your applications and payments before June 30. Applications after 30.06.2019 will be considered as long as there are vacancies on the course.

Once you receive your acceptance you need to book your accommodation.