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  • Locations: Bifröst, Iceland
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Restrictions: UAF applicants only
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Dates / Deadlines:

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Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
GPA Requirement: 2.50 Program Type: Exchange, north2north Exchange
Tuition Paid To: UAF Housing Fees Paid to: Directly to Host Institution
Housing Option(s): Apartment, Dormitory Areas of Study: Business Administration, Political Science
Language of Instruction: English, Icelandic UAA/UAS Eligible?: No
Program Description:
Bifröst University was founded in Reykjavík in 1918 on the model of Ruskin College, Oxford, under the name Samvinnuskólinn or the Cooperative College. Its role then, as now, was to educate leaders for business and society.


The school was moved to Bifröst in Borgarfjörður in 1955.


Bifröst has been accredited by Iceland's Ministry of Education as a university since 1988. Originally a business school, Bifröst began to offer degrees in law in 2002, in social science in 2005, and is planning further expansion. Reflecting these changes, its name was changed to Bifröst University in 2006.

Bifröst is a private, self-governing, non-profit institution which receives around 40% of its income from the Icelandic state, 40% from tuition fees and 20% from other sources.  

The Bifröst campus is 110 km from the centre of Reykjavík, roughly 90 minutes' driving distance from the capital.

This program is currently not accepting applications.