- The Gerontology programme at the University of Iceland qualifies graduates for employment e.g. in the fields of administration, policy development, education and research. It is also designed to educate new professionals needed in an ageing society at regional, national, Nordic, and international levels.
- The programme covers topics related to ageing of individuals and populations, consequences of ageing, as well as factors that underline the processes of ageing. It discusses essential issues of well-being in old age and ways to promote successful and healthy ageing.
- Interdisciplinary Gerontology
- Factors of Influence in Ageing: Environment, Social Relationships and Health
- Qualitative Research
- Gerontology: Policymaking and Services
- Research Work Shop
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , National
- Apply before , International
- Apply before , EEA/EU
DisciplinesPublic Health Health Sciences Gerontology
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- BA or BS degree in Social Sciences or Health Sciences.
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.
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.