UWestfjords offers international, integrated master's programmes in Coastal and Marine Management and in Marine Innovation, in cooperation with University of Akureyri. These programmes are organised in modules and are taught in English by an international body of instructors, many of which from other UArctic institutions.
UWestfjords also arranges every year a variety of summer schools and field schools. Moreover, UWestfjords is a hub of academic learning for Westfjords residents, it offers services for students, field schools and researchers coming to the region and might be your starting point for getting in contact with researchers in the region.
UWestfjords is one of UArctic's smallest institutions providing higher education programmes. It is located at 66N in Iceland's remote Westfjords region and offers a cool climate and a warm welcome.
Facts and figures
|Total Number of Staff||9|
|Number of Academic Staff||25|
|Number of Students||150|
Coastal Zone Management