- The Historical Archaeology programme at the University of Iceland Unlike other historical archaeology programs, doesn't divide history into the medieval, post-medieval and contemporary but focus on the long-term;
- The program traverses the medieval to modern, looking at continuities and discontinuities with a special emphasis on Northern Europe and the North Atlantic.
- In your studies, you will learn how to investigate both written sources and material culture, understanding the ways they work together and in tension to produce a richer and deeper appreciation of our past.
- Viking Archaeology
- Medieval Archaeology
- Postmedieval Archaeology
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , National
- Apply before , International
- Apply before , EEA/EU
DisciplinesArchaeology History View 5 other Masters in History in Iceland
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Students applying for the MA need to have a BA or equivalent degree in archaeology, although exceptions will be considered. As the course is taught in English, students are also expected to have proficiency in reading and writing English.
InternationalFreeTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 24 months.
EU/EEAFreeTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 24 months.
The University of Iceland does not charge tuition fees, but the annual registration fee is ISK 75,000. (aprox. 540 euros or 576 USD)
Living costs for Reykjavik
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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