Scholarships in Icelandic Studies for Foreign Students

Страна: Iceland;

Дедлайн: 01.03.2011


Специальные условия: Level:Undergraduate Study Subject: Morphology, Syntax and Phonetics of Modern Icelandic

Адрес: ?rni Magn?ssonar Institute for Icelandic Studies

The Icelandic Ministry of Education, Science and Culture awards annually a number of scholarships for studies in Icelandic for Foreign Students at the University of Iceland, Reykjav?k. The scholarship program is
administrated by ?rni Magn?ssonar Institute for Icelandic Studies, Sigurdur Nordal Office. Approximately 15
scholarships are available for the period from September 1st 2011 to April 30th 2012.
The scholarships are intended for students of language and literature. Students who have completed at least one or two academic years of university study and with some prior knowledge of Icelandic or other Nordic language will be given priority. Preference will, as a rule, be given to a candidate under 35 years of age.Icelandic for foreign students is comprised of both theoretical and practical fields of study. On the one hand it is a language course, where students are trained in speaking, reading and writing modern Icelandic. On the other hand it delves into the more academic aspects of the Icelandic language, literature and history of Iceland.
Subjects covered include morphology, syntax and phonetics of modern Icelandic. The students read both old and modern literature and learn about the history of Iceland from settlement to modern times. Additionally,
students are introduced to translations.