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Field School in Innovation in Aquaculture
Last weekend the University Centre's field school in Innovation in Aquaculture in Tlknafjrur ended. The Field School in the little village of Tlknafjrur was UW's first Field School in the southerly Westfjords. Tlknafjrur village was an especially good location for the course since this is the place where there has been the most intensive d......
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Coastal Management

Coastal and Marine Management is a demanding and ambitious master's program in environmental and resource management. The program is cross-disciplinary and prepares students for diverse positions in both the public and private sectors. It is offered in cooperation with the University of Akureyri, one of Iceland's state-run universities, which has specialized in fisheries science and related matters for many years.

 

Among the fields which the master's program in Coastal and Marine Management prepares students to work in are resource and land use planning, environmental impact assessment, consulting work, teaching and research. The program is internationally oriented and taught in English, and both students and instructors come from a diverse range of countries.

The master's program in Coastal and Marine Management brings together people of different backgrounds who share their experience, knowledge, and ideas in a small-scale, creative and fertile intellectual environment, with the goal of finding ways of using natural resources in a sustainable way. We welcome new faces to join our exciting group of natural resource management specialists.

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"I came to Ísafjörður to improve my Icelandic and I‘m very happy I did that. The Icelandic course has been fantastic! I learnt a lot and on top of that, Ísafjörður is a great little town with beautiful nature."

Nadine Weber, Germany, 3-Weeks Course in Icelandic and Culture 2010

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Promotional Meeting on National Planning Framework
The Icelandic National Planning Agency is promoting a proposal for a National Planning Framework 2015-2026. An open meeting on the framework will be held at the University Centre o......
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