Iceland University of the Arts

mission statement

The role of the Iceland University of the Arts (IUA) is to encourage progressive thinking in the arts and to stimulate innovation and development in different fields.

international role

The IUA has established bilateral agreements with many European institutions through the Erasmus program, as well as collaborating closely with other Nordic Institutions of higher education in art and design.

national role

The IUA offers education in the arts at the university level and conveys both knowledge and professionalism in the arts to Icelandic society.

main focus

Art and Design

faculties and departments

Department of Design and Architecture

Department of Fine Art

Department of Arts Education

Department of Music

Department of Performing Arts

bachelor level programs

Department of Design and Architecture

BA Visual Communication, 3 years

BA Product Design, 3 years

BA Fashion Design, 3 years

BA Architecture, 3 years

 

Department of Fine Art

BA Fine Art, 3 years

 

Department of Music

B.Mus Instrumental/Vocal Performance, 3 years

BA Church Music, 3 years

BA Creative Music Communication, 3 years

BA Vocal and Instrumental Pedagogy, 3 years

BA Composition, 3 years

 

Department of Performing Arts

BA Acting, 3 years

BA Contemporary Dance, 3 years

BA Theatre and Performance Making, 3 years

Department of Design and Architecture

MA Design, 2 years

 

Department of Fine Art

MA Fine Art, 2 years

MA Curatorial Practice, 2 years

 

Department of Arts Education

MA/M.Art.Ed. Arts Education, 2 years

 

Department of Music

MA Composition, 2 years

M.Mus New Audiences and Innovative Practice (NAIP), 2 years

research activity and main areas

The main research fields at the Department of Design and Architecture are sustainability and design, design and social intervention, interdisciplinary studies, cultural theory, urban studies, visual culture and identity.

Department for Design and Architecture

BA Architecture

BA Fashion Design

BA Visual Communication

BA Product Design

MA Design

 

Department of Fine Art

BA Fine Art

MA Fine Art

 

Department of Music

B.Mus Instrumental/Vocal Performance

BA Composition

BA Creative Music Communication

M.Mus New Audiences and Innovative Practice (NAIP)

MA Composition

 

Department of Performing Arts

BA Contemporary Dance

BA Theatre and Performance Making

application deadlines

Autumn semester April 15

Spring semester October 15

teaching languages

Icelandic and English

semester dates

August 20 – December 20

January 5 – May 15

cost of living per month (studying and living)

https://www.lhi.is/en/information-new-students

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