Applicants should submit a detailed record of higher education up to the present, including programmes of study taken and grades achieved. This may be submitted in Icelandic or English.
Applicants must submit references from two referees, one academic reference and one professional reference. Each reference should not exceed one page. The references may be submitted in Icelandic or English.
Applicants must write a short explanation about their decision to apply for this specific programme and how the focus of the programme ties in with their aims towards a future professional role as a contemporary performance maker.
The proposal for an individual project is an opportunity to indicate each applicant’s interests and intended self-direction.
Applicants must submit a CV of relevant education and professional experience, language proficiency and general information about the applicant. The CV should be written in English. It should not exceed 2 pages.
Applicants must gather prime examples of their work into a portfolio, which they submit with their formal application.
Handling of personal information of applicants who are admitted to the Iceland Academy of the Arts
Electronic application materials are saved during students’ study period at the IUA, other application materials are handed to the applicants at the end of the application process. If applicants do not claim their application materials within six months the materials will be disposed of. Transcripts of record and graduation materials are stored indefinitely.
Data containing personal information is not provided to a third party unless there is explicit consent to do so from the party who the personal information concerns, or if mediating the information is in the service of a legislative role to implement the law, and in such cases, information is only presented to the extent necessary to fulfil legal obligations.
The procedures are neccessary in order to fulfill legal obligations according to Art. 25 of the Higher Education Act No. 63/2006.
Handling of personal information of applicants who are not admitted to the Iceland University of the Arts
Electronic application materials are deleted after six months. Other application materials are handed over to applicants at the end of the application process. If applicants do not claim their application materials within six months the materials will be disposed of.