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.
Get more detailsVisit official programme website
Programme StructureCourses include:
- Issues in educational research
- Comparative Education
- Professionalism in education*
- Theories in sociology and philosophy of education
- 24 months
- 36 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , National
- Apply before , International
- Apply before , EEA/EU
Nordic citizens are exempt and may apply for graduate studies until 15 April.
DisciplinesEducation Educational Research
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
InternationalFreeTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 0 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
EU/EEAFreeTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 0 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
Students at the University of Iceland do not pay tuition fees, only an annual registration fee of ISK 75,000 (477 EUR)
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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Check the official programme website for potential updates.