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

Please inform yourself about the Common European Framework of References for Languages (CEFR) and check out the self-assessment grid in order to profile your language skills.

We expect you to be a basic user on A2 level when entering the intermediate course. This means you can understand sentences and frequently used expressions related to areas of immediate relevance (e.g. basic personal and family information, shopping, local geography, employment). You are fit for this course if you can communicate in simple and routine tasks requiring a simple and direct exchange of information. If you are unsure to what course you should apply to, please send us an email -

Make sure you come prepared. Before starting the course you should work through the "Icelandic Online" courses one and two. Our intermediate course will build on this vocabulary and grammar. 


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

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. 

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