University of Iceland
This institutional profile has been created for use by University of Wisconsin-Madison graduate programs.
Other names: Háskóli Íslands.
First degree/qualification: Bachelor's degree (3-4 years); Candidatus (varies).
Minimum quality for UW-Madison Graduate School admission: Engineering 6.0/10.0 Others 7.0/10.0
Minimum level for UW-Madison Graduate School admission: 3-4 year bachelor's degree.
Documents required: Official transcript; official certification of degree and date awarded.
Description: A State school instituted in 1911. The secondary school certificate (studentspróf) (13 years of education) is the usual admission requirement.
Grades of 9-10 are rare. Minimum passing grade generally 5; in some faculties 4 (see scales shown). 9-10 = Special honors; 7.25-8.99 = Class I.
Language of instruction: Icelandic.
Advanced degrees: No information available.
Last updated: May 09, 2005