At the University of Iceland you will be able to further develop your research skills with a focus on Tourism Studies and/or Natural Hazards. You will choose between one Thematic Theoretical Specialisation course from the list below.
Or the Advanced and Specialized Research Methods course below.
In addtion, all students take the following courses
Staff at the University of Iceland involved in the ISLANDS programme
Prof. Benjamin Hennig
Benjamin is the local coordinator of ISLANDS in Iceland. He is a geographer interested in social and spatial inequalities, humanity’s impact on the earth, global sustainability and the development of concepts for analysing, visualising and mapping these issues through the use of Geographic Information Systems (GIS), remote sensing and cartographic methods.
Assistant Prof. Anna Karlsdóttir
Anna’s research specialises onn coastal areas, rural and urban, Arctic, international affairs, societal and occupational changes across sectors such as tourism, primary industries (fisheries and agriculture), mega industries and creative industries. She is a deputy for the local coordination of ISLANDS in Iceland.
Marissa Sigrún Pinal
Marissa is a teaching assistant in the ISLANDS programme, leading tutorials for the Individual Research Training, and providing guidance and support for ISLANDS students during their Iceland mobility.