- The Historical Archaeology programme at the University of Iceland covers roughly a millennium of archaeology in the North, from the Vikings to VE Day. From Norse boat burials to WWII camps, you will explore the materialities and mentalities that shaped the world we live in today.
- At 120 ects, 60 of these are focused on the dissertation and conducted as independent study under supervision; the remaining 60 ects comprise taught courses, both mandatory and electives.
- Viking Archaeology
- Medieval Archaeology
- Postmedieval Archaeology
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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- Apply before , International
- Apply before , EEA/EU
DisciplinesArchaeology History View 4 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.
- 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
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