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Tuition Fee

The course fee is € 250 and can be paid by bank transfer to the following account or by credit card (see below) no later than two weeks after you receive your confirmation letter (see further under Applications):

Account Name : Haskolasetur Vestfjarda
Account Number : 0154 38 710081 
Account Address : Sudurgata 12, 400 Isafjordur, Iceland
Swift Number : NBIIISRE
IBAN Number : IS68 0154 38 710081 610705 0220
Name of Bank : NBI hf
Address of Bank: Austurstræti 11, 101 Reykjavik, Iceland


Please do not forget to list your name on the bank transfer, especially if you are not the holder of the account from which the payment is made. We also ask you to send a confirmation to As soon as we have received your payment we will send you a confirmation.

For further information please contact


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Terms and conditions

Cancellation/refund policy:

Spring course May:

For cancellations made before 28.02.2015 we will hold back € 50.
For cancellations made after 28.02.2015 we will hold back € 100.

Summer course August: 

For cancellations made before 30.06.2015 we will hold back € 50.

For cancellations made after 30.06.2015 we will hold back € 100.

In the event of unsufficient number of participants, UW makes the following reservation:
In case of 3-5 participants: 25% less teaching hours
In case of 1-2 participants: UW will offer the participant(s) a tailor-made solution containing a mix of higher price and lowered number of teaching hours, including individual training, guided self-study, and other solutions that fit the participant(s) needs.
Participants who do not accept the tailor-made solution have the right to withdraw from the course and will get all the course fee refunded.

Included in the course fee are 37 hours of instruction, as listed in the preliminary schedule, and access to the University Centre, use of its facilities (wireless network, internet access, computer lab and cafeteria). Course material is included in the course fee and will be available in the University Center of the Westfjords on arrival.

Please note that teaching takes place in Ísafjörður/University Centre. The University Centre will organize transportation if it is included in the teaching, in private cars or by bus depending on the number of participants.


Accommodation: Please read the information under Accommodation carefully. Note that accommodation is not included in the course fee.

Our community

"My fellow students are so lovely and you learn more in a good group. The staff and the teachers at the University Center do everything they can to help and to make the course interesting and fun. All I can say is: Come to Ísafjörður and see how exciting it is to learn Icelandic!"

Hilde De Vaere, Belgium, 3-Weeks Course in Icelandic and Culture 2010


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