- 2 Masters
- Public Institution Type
The University Centre of the Westfjords is a small higher educational organization, which was established in 2005 and began operations in January 2006.
The University Centre is a young and flexible organization. Employees strive to serve the educational and research needs of the Westfjords to the fullest and to provide students and researchers outside the region, who wish to connect with the small but fascinating research environment in the Westfjords, with an excellent service.
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Please note that participants need to reserve accommodation on their own. Participants are encouraged not to wait too long to book their accommodation as the summer months are usually busy.
The University Centre has a small library with a collection of books and other media. The largest part of our resources are acquired for the master's programme in Coastal and Marine Management. This part of the library is highly specialized, but also balanced, in accordance with the diverse topics taught on the programme.
The University Centre of the Westfjords offers students access to wireless internet. It is anticipated that students have laptop computers with wireless internet cards, though it is possible to set up wired internet connections for students in exceptional circumstances. The wireless connection is open and does not require a password to access.
The University Centre of the Westfjords offers excellent facilities for distance learning students of universities across Iceland. There are six teaching rooms at the Centre, two of which have teleconferencing facilities.
The rooms are intended for teaching, but are also used as reading and working rooms for students when there is no teaching in progress.
The Centre’s main corridor also houses reading and group work areas, as well as lockers for student use. There are further reading rooms on the ground floor which students can use for quiet private work.