M.A. Blended

International Studies in Education

University of Iceland

24 months
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The Master of Arts in International Studies in Education at University of Iceland responds to the development of globalisation, migration, the development of a multicultural society in Iceland amongst other things. 

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The Master of Arts in International Studies in Education at University of Iceland focuses on education in the context of globalisation and the development of multicultural societies, sustainable development and on development studies and education in developing countries. 

It is envisaged that more international schools and school divisions will be founded in Iceland in the coming years. 

These will be established to meet the needs of:

  • immigrant children
  • bilingual children
  • children of returning diplomats
  • children whose parents work for international companies.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Issues in educational research
  • Comparative Education
  • Pedagogy
  • Professionalism in education*
  • Theories in sociology and philosophy of education

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

 Nordic citizens are exempt and may apply for graduate studies until 15 April. 


120 ECTS



Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

The program requirements include methodology  (20 ECTS), a course in theories in educational studies (including sociology and philosophy of education) (10 ECTS) elective courses in a specialist area (30-50 ECTS) and an MA-thesis (40 or 60 ECTS). All teaching is in English

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
  • Students at the University of Iceland do not pay tuition fees, only an annual registration fee of ISK 75,000 (530 EUR)

Living costs for Reykjavik

178929 - 290400 ISK /month
Living costs

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