International Exchanges
(Pitzer Students Only)

Iceland: Reykjavík

Program Title Pitzer/ISEP Exchange with University of Iceland
Location Reykjavík, Iceland
Host Website ISEP: University of Iceland
Eligibility Students must be in good standing at Pitzer College and have a minimum 2.75 GPA.
Preparation At least one area studies course is required before departure. Other general preparation options include: Comparative Politics, Intercultural Communications, Introduction to International/ Intercultural Studies, Introduction to Sociocultural Anthropology
Application Pitzer College Study Abroad Application, ISEP Application and forms required by the university
Program Dates Fall semester (= Semester 1):September to December
Spring semester (= Semester 2): January to May
Full year: Early September to late May.
Required Courses Participants are expected to take one course while abroad that includes content on Icelandic history, politics, literature or culture, and the Pitzer Sakai course Intercultural Learning: Portfolio Writing.
Intensive Language Not available.
Independent Study See a Study Abroad Adviser.
Course Options

Visit the ISEP website shown above, select ‘Academics’ and follow the Hints for Researching Courses.

Credit Possible In addition to a full course load at the university, students will earn 0.5 Pitzer course credit for the Sakai course. See above under Required Courses.
Housing Options Students are housed in student dormitories or private student residences and apartments.
Advising notes The chance of placement is generally fair. The visa application process is extensive.