Grants for sports and leisure activities

Did you know that you may be entitled to a grant from your local authority to enable your child to play sport or take part in leisure activities? As part of the response to the COVID-19 pandemic, children born in the years 2005-2014 who live in households where the adults supporting them have a total […]

University Gateway in English

Tailored to the employment initiative Education is Opportunity (Nám er tækifæri)   Bifröst University will offer preparatory studies taught in English in the spring semester of 2021. This preparatory studies programme is the English-language version of the programme offered in Icelandic.   Instead of regular courses in Icelandic for native speakers, students will complete specially […]

Additional support for the elderly

A new type of payment that is intended to support the subsistence of persons 67 years and older who have permanent residency in Iceland and have no or limited pension rights with the Social Security Administration will be implemented 1st of November.   This additional support can amount to a maximum of ISK 231.110. per month, […]