Iceland Study Abroad Excursions
Excursions

Highlights

  • Classes in English with Icelandic students
  • STEM and business courses

Requirements

  • Minimum 2.5G.P.A.
  • Open to juniors and seniors
  • Completed API application
  • University contact information form
  • One letter of recommendation
  • CV/Résumé
  • Official transcript
  • Entry requirement: valid passport with supporting documents (more information provided post-acceptance)

Dates & Fees

FALL 2017-2018
Aug 12, 2017 - Dec 20, 2017
$11,600
ACADEMIC YEAR 2017-2018
Aug 12, 2017 - May 16, 2018
$22,500
SPRING 2018
Jan 3, 2018 - May 16, 2018
$12,880
FALL 2018
Mid-Aug, 2018 - Late Dec, 2018
$12,880
ACADEMIC YEAR 2018-2019
Mid-Aug, 2018 - Mid-May, 2019
$24,780

Deadlines

FALL 2017-2018
APPLICATION DEADLINE
Apr 15, 2017
PAYMENT DEADLINE
May 1, 2017
ACADEMIC YEAR 2017-2018
APPLICATION DEADLINE
Apr 15, 2017
PAYMENT DEADLINE
May 1, 2017
SPRING 2018
APPLICATION DEADLINE
Oct 1, 2017
PAYMENT DEADLINE
Oct 15, 2017
FALL 2018
APPLICATION DEADLINE
Apr 15, 2018
PAYMENT DEADLINE
May 1, 2018
ACADEMIC YEAR 2018-2019
APPLICATION DEADLINE
Apr 15, 2018
PAYMENT DEADLINE
May 1, 2018

Excursions

API students participate in several excursions per session designed to help familiarize them with areas of their host city, country, and surrounding region. The following is a listing of all excursions for API Reykjavik programs. All excursions are subject to change.

Spring

REYKJANES PENINSULA

This tour which includes the Bridge Between Continents, a bridge that crosses the continental divide between the North-American and Eurasian tectonic plates, boiling mud pools, Iceland’s oldest lighthouse, and magnificent cliffs.  End the day by soaking the milky waters of the Blue Lagoon and get the Instagram photo that will make all your friends want to come over for a visit!

SNÆFELLSNESS PENINSULA

On this excursion, you will see volcanoes, glaciers, geothermal areas, cultural sites, beautiful stretches of coast and geological marvels. You will also have an opportunity to cave in a 7000-year-old lava tube and to hunt for the elusive and magical Northern Lights. This is where Jules Verne’s Journey to the Center of the Earth started.

SOUTH COAST TOUR

Experience the exquisite beauty of Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon with this fantastic two-day tour exploring the many highlights of Iceland’s south coast. You will be able to walk behind a waterfall, admire the black sand beaches with the roaring ocean, drive through moss and lava, and hike up a glacier! If weather permits, you will also be able to catch a glimpse of the infamous Eyjafjallajökull volcano.

Fall

REYKJANES PENINSULA

This tour which includes the Bridge Between Continents, a bridge that crosses the continental divide between the North-American and Eurasian tectonic plates, boiling mud pools, Iceland’s oldest lighthouse, and magnificent cliffs.  End the day by soaking the milky waters of the Blue Lagoon and get the Instagram photo that will make all your friends want to come over for a visit!

SNÆFELLSNESS PENINSULA

On this excursion, you will see volcanoes, glaciers, geothermal areas, cultural sites, beautiful stretches of coast and geological marvels. You will also have an opportunity to cave in a 7000-year-old lava tube and to hunt for the elusive and magical Northern Lights. This is where Jules Verne’s Journey to the Center of the Earth started.

SOUTH COAST TOUR

Experience the exquisite beauty of Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon with this fantastic two-day tour exploring the many highlights of Iceland’s south coast. You will be able to walk behind a waterfall, admire the black sand beaches with the roaring ocean, drive through moss and lava, and hike up a glacier! If weather permits, you will also be able to catch a glimpse of the infamous Eyjafjallajökull volcano.