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27 Erasmus and 20 Bangladeshi students this Fall semester September 18. 2019

27 Erasmus and 20 Bangladeshi students this Fall semester

This Fall semester, Bifröst University became the home of 27 Erasmus exchange students and 20 Bangladeshi students. We have received surprisingly many students from Japan and Korea, but Germany, Austria and the Netherlands are also at the top of the list.

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Bifröst University’s lecturer awarded prestigious Chinese Fellowship August 30. 2019

Bifröst University’s lecturer awarded prestigious Chinese Fellowship

Dr. Francesco Macheda, Assistant Professor in Political Economy at Bifröst University, was awarded the highly competitive Understanding China Fellowship.

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Bifröst University’s scholar invited by the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences in Beijing to carry his research on U.S. – China trade relationship June 27. 2019

Bifröst University’s scholar invited by the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences in Beijing to carry his research on U.S. – China trade relationship

Dr. Francesco Macheda, Assistant Professor in Political Economy at Bifröst University, has been i...

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Final conference for the Erasmus+ strategic partnership INTERFACE June 24. 2019

Final conference for the Erasmus+ strategic partnership INTERFACE

The final conference for the Erasmus+ strategic partnership INTERFACE took place June 20th in North-western Iceland, at Ljósheimar, Sauðárkrókur. The project‘s acronym refers to its full title „Innovation and Entrepreneurship for Fragile Communities in Europe“.

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A new international master's programme kicks off next fall April 12. 2019

A new international master's programme kicks off next fall

In the fall of 2019, teaching starts in the new master’s programme, international political economy, which is entirely taught in English. The programme is international which can be practiced anywhere in the world. The program is only taught online and work-weekends and other group seminars can be attended online.

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Erasmus+ Project “ifempower: interactive and mentorship based female empowerment in the field of entrepreneurship” reached the first half year’s achievements April 10. 2019

Erasmus+ Project “ifempower: interactive and mentorship based female empowerment in the field of entrepreneurship” reached the first half year’s achievements

Ifempower aims to empower female students at higher education institutions in the field of entpre...

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Full-time academic position at Bifröst University April 3. 2019

Full-time academic position at Bifröst University

The Faculty of Social Science and Law at Bifröst University, Iceland, offers a full-time academic...

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Dr. Francesco Macheda presents his scientific work about Iceland’s economic situation in Italy December 7. 2018

Dr. Francesco Macheda presents his scientific work about Iceland’s economic situation in Italy

Dr. Francesco Macheda has been invited to hold a seminar hosted by the Department of Economics and Management, University of Florence (Italy) on the 11th of December. The title of the seminar is “The Danger of a ‘Geyser Disease” Effect. Structural Fragility of the Tourism-Led Recovery in Iceland”. Here, Francesco will discuss the main findings of his paper which has been co-authored by Italian political scientist Roberto Nadalini.

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Culture and the Periphery: Conference on Nordic Cultural Policy Research at Bifröst November 2. 2018

Culture and the Periphery: Conference on Nordic Cultural Policy Research at Bifröst

The ninth Nordic Conference on Cultural Policy Research (NCCPR) 2019 will be held at Bifröst University in Iceland. The theme of the conference is cultural peripheries and it focuses on questions concerning marginal culture, definitional boundaries of cultural policy research, and fringes in cultural politics.

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