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Iceland

National Information Centres

ENIC/NARIC Ísland
ENIC/NARIC Iceland

University of Iceland
Saemundargata 4
101 Reykjavik
Iceland

Phone: +354 525 43 60
Fax: +354 525 43 17
E-mail: enicnaric@hi.is
Website: http://www.enicnaric.is
Head of Centre: Mr. Thordur Kristinsson, Director of Academic Affairs, thordkri@hi.is

Háskóla-, iðnaðar- og nýsköpunarráðuneytið
Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Innovation

Link(s): Icelandic, English

Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Innovation
Overview of the educational system in Iceland

Link(s): English

Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Innovation - Eurydice

Link(s): English
Higher Education Act

Link(s): English

Framework

Háskóla-, iðnaðar- og nýsköpunarráðuneytið
The Icelandic Qualification Framework

Link(s): English

Self-Certification

Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Innovation
The Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Innovation is responsible for the accreditation of higher education programmes and institutions

Link(s): Icelandic
Higher Education Act

Link(s): English

Guide to recognition of foreign qualifications

Link(s): English

Responsible organisation

ENIC/NARIC Ísland
ENIC/NARIC Iceland
University of Iceland
Saemundargata
101 Reykjavik
Iceland
Phone: +354 525 5256
Fax: +354 525 4317
E-mail: gf@hi.is
Link(s): Icelandic, English

Additional information:
All the universities in Iceland have used Diploma Supplements for their graduates since 2005. They all follow closely the template from the UNESCO/Council of Europe/European Commission Working Group and they have all received the Diploma Supplement Label.

Information on DS (legislation, template, chart, etc)

Chart of national higher education structure

Link(s): Icelandic, English

Foreign entry qualifications
Admission to Icelandic higher education for holders of foreign qualifications - A list from the ENIC/NARIC office

Link(s): English
Certified upper secondary school programs

Link(s): A list of certified secondary school programs - Not all grant access to higher education

Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Innovation
Overview of the Icelandic education system

Link(s): English

ENIC/NARIC Iceland
Refugees who are not able to provide certified diplomas and transcripts or other forms of documentation of their qualifications can apply for a background report. The report describes their educational background and tells how ENIC/NARIC Iceland would normally assess a similar qualification.

Link(s): English

Verification of Icelandic qualifications
To verify Icelandic educational qualifications, please contact the issuing institution.

Link(s): A list of higher education institutions in Iceland

Link(s): A list of secondary schools in Iceland

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