A semester in Iceland offers free mover students, who are not from one of the partner universities, an opportunity to study at an ambitious and dynamic university.
Bifröst University is located in a truly unique environment in the valley Norðurárdalur in Borgarfjörður, approx. 100 km from Reykjavik. The university offers its students outstanding education in a tight knitted community, with a quiet, yet bussing campus where you are bound to make friends for life.
Bifröst is your ideal location in Iceland. Rent is affordable, the air is clean and the serenity of the place helps you focusing on your studies while also making friends and exploring the Icelandic way of living. We pride ourselves in offering the best possible environment for student life at our campus where you will find necessary services such as a small convenience store, library, laundrette, outdoor jacuzzi, a sauna and a gym, free of charge to students.
Students can choose to participate in 1-5 courses. Students who need visa must choose 5 courses in order to get visa.
Applicants must have completed at least one year of study at a university to be eligible for this program.
Here you can see the course selection and the tuition fees are as follows:
|1 course||100.000 ISK (800 €)|
|2 courses||205.000 ISK (1.650 €)|
|3 courses||290.000 ISK (2.300 €)|
|4 courses or more||375.000 ISK (3.000 €)|
Admission letters are issued for applicants after they submit the application and pay the confirmation fee of 150 EUR. The receipt must be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org
The confirmation fee is non-refundable.
The amount can be transferred and here is the bank account information for Bifröst University.
Students are obliged to bring their own laptop from home as there are no computer labs on campus
On-campus housing will be arranged for all international students. A single room in student apartments is allotted to students (with private bath and shared kitchen). The monthly rent for accommodation is 48.571 ISK (approx. 400 €). Here you can find more information regarding housing and other student’s services.
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At Bifröst, international students will receive:
- Free wireless internet access on campus.
- An easy access to natural wonders such as waterfalls, volcano, lakes and mountains that are within walking distance.
- Strong student union and an active social atmosphere.
- Access to gym, outdoor hot tubs and sauna.
- Access to the library.
- Access to the laundry room.
- Access to football and basketball fields - golf course is also within walking distance.
- Two organized day trips during the semester.
Students must have completed 60 ECTS / 30 US Credits at a university (undergraduate) to be eligible to participate in the courses.
Applications must reach us by:
1. November for spring term.
1. April for summer term.
1. June for autumn term.
In case of cancellation/no-show, the university refunds 90% of the paid amount, due to administration and currency risk.
Mr. Karl Eiríksson
Head of International Office
Tel: +354 433 3000
Fax: +354 433 3001