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Student laughing in classApplication deadlines

  • The application deadline is April 30th
  • Note that the application deadline for students outside the EU/EEA is 31st of January
  • Early applications are encouraged
  • All applications are confidential

Due to the limited number of spaces on the program, we cannot admit all applicants.


  • Undergraduate degree (BA, BSc) or equivalent professional qualifications.

  • Good command of the English language.

  • Work experience (minimum 3-5 years).

Electronic application with supporting material

All applicants must submit an electronic application and attach the required accompanying documents.

  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)

  • Official Transcripts of diplomas

  • Personal statement answering the question: Why am I pursuing an MBA degree and what are my short term and long-term goals? (max length 1000 words)

  • Names and contact information of 2-3 references (listed in CV)

  • Letter of recommendation from one individual who can assess the applicant's abilities to participate successfully in the MBA program. The letter can be in either Icelandic or English. Letter of recommendation shall be sent either through e-mail to or by mail to Reykjavik University c/o MBA, Menntavegur 1, 102 Reykjavík. Please not that all letters of recommendation must come directly from the person that gives the recommendation.

We evaluate all aspects of the application and specifically focus on:

  • Academic excellence and experience.
  • Leadership potential and responsible approach to business.
  • International outlook and intercultural competence.
  • Personal qualities and contributions, such as teamwork skills and overall collegial behavior and willingness to share and learn from others.

For more information


Phone: +354 599 6200

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