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  • Locations: Reykjavik, Iceland
  • Program Terms: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: Center for Ecological Living & Learning 
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year UMass/IPO Application Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2020 03/15/2020 ** Varies TBA TBA
Summer 2020 04/01/2020 ** Varies TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admissions.

If you are applying to a partner program, you must check their website for ACTUAL APPLICATION DEADLINES. The posted deadline above indicates when your UMass Abroad application materials are due and the program’s deadline may be sooner.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Click here for a definition of this term Advisor: Regine John Click here for a definition of this term Who Can Apply?: UMA only - non-UMA students consult your study abroad office
Click here for a definition of this term Fields of Study: Earth Systems, Environmental Sciences, Natural Resources Conservation, Scandinavian Studies, Social Thought and Political Economy, Sociology, Sustainable Community Development Click here for a definition of this term Program Options: Service Learning
Click here for a definition of this term Language(s) of Instruction: English Click here for a definition of this term Program Type: Study Abroad
Click here for a definition of this term Minimum Class Standing: 2nd Sem Sophomore Click here for a definition of this term Housing: Family Home Stay, Guest House, Hotel
Program Description:

 Are you interested in:


* Exploring one of the most remote, geologically unique, environmentally friendly, and

   breathtakingly beautiful countries in the world?

* Immersing yourself in Icelandic culture, while learning about its rich Viking heritage?

* Living in one of the world's unique eco-villages that grows most of its food organically

   in geothermal heated greenhouses and whose electricity is from 100% renewable

   sources?

* Making a difference - helping an eco-village to become increasingly self-reliant through

   sustainable practices?

* Learning about the principles of sustainability from a country leading the world in the

   production of clean renewable energy?


If so, we invite you to join us for an

adventure in sustainability in Iceland.

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