The Medieval Icelandic Studies programme at the University of Iceland is designed for international students who hold a bachelor’s degree with a medieval component in at least one of the following areas: literature, history, religion, linguistics, anthropology, archaeology, art history or folklore. The medieval component is typically a university course with a medieval element. The Medieval Icelandic Studies Programme (MIS) is a three-semester graduate programme resulting in an MA degree in Medieval Icelandic Studies from the University of Iceland. The credit system at the University of Iceland is the European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System or ECTS. Full-time studies for one academic year count as 60 ECTS credits, 30 ECTS credits each semester.The Medieval Icelandic Studies is a 90 ECTS credits’ master’s programme. The first two semesters consist of 60 ECTS credit hours of course work. The third semester is reserved for writing a 30 ECTS master’s thesis. Ideally (but not necessarily), the third semester is a summer semester, enabling the completion of the programme in approxi-mately 13 months (August–August) with a graduation in October.
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Applicants need a bachelor's degree with a medieval component in at least one of the following areas: literature, history, religion, linguistics, anthropology, archaeology, art history or folklore. .Applicants from non-anglophone countries must provide proof of English proficiency. Application deadline for non EU students is February 1.