Introducing Iceland Academy

Iceland is an amazing country filled with beautiful nature, wonderful food, and inspiring art and culture. And at the Iceland Academy we want to help you get the most of it. Our unique online programme has been specially designed to teach you the essentials of Iceland. So by the end of term you’ll be able to travel, eat, and even shower like a local. 

Spring term consists of 4 classes. Each time you complete a class you’ll receive a badge. Collect all the badges and get your diploma and you could be joining us here at Iceland Academy to put your skills into practice. 

So choose a class and let’s get started. We can’t wait to welcome you to Iceland Academy.

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Win a trip to Iceland

Spring term is now in session. If you watch all of the class videos and unlock all the Iceland Academy badges, you will be given the chance to win a trip to Iceland for you and a friend. Fly in style with Icelandair to KEF Airport and stay for four nights at the Fosshotel Reykjavik, Iceland’s largest hotel. We’ll even throw in a Heli Happy Hour tour with which will take you by helicopter to a nearby mountain for the photo opportunity of a lifetime, and breathtaking views over the city on the way. Plus, choose from a whale watching or Northern Lights tour on board a Special Tours boat to complete your inspiring field trip to Iceland.  

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How to avoid hot tub awkwardness

Sharing a hot tub in Iceland is one of life’s little pleasures.

In this class we’ll teach you the ins and outs of this most treasured of Icelandic customs. So in no time at all you’ll be getting relaxed and wrinkly like a local.

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Responsible travelling in Iceland

Iceland is one of the most awe-inspiring places on earth. We’ll show you how to respect and be in harmony with Mother Nature, so you can feel at home.

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Staying safe in Iceland

Iceland can be stunningly beautiful but also quite brutal. If you’re thinking about exploring Iceland’s stunning glaciers and breathtaking natural landscapes, this class will prepare you to travel safely.

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A Guide to Winter Sports in Iceland

From skiing and snowboarding to diving between tectonic plates. Explore everything the Iceland winter has to offer on this high adrenaline class.

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Graduate from the Iceland Academy

Finish all the classes and get your diploma


Official Partners

  • Hotels of Iceland
  • The Icelandic Travel Industry Association
  • Gray Line Iceland
  • Geysir Car Rental
  • Hertz Iceland
  • Nordic Visitor
  • Iceland Travel
  • Landsbankinn
  • Budget - Alp - Avis
  • Norðurflug Helicopter
  • Elding Whale Watching
  • Icelandic Mountain Guides
  • Reykjavik Excursions
  • Isavia
  • Sterna Travel
  • Höldur - EuropeCar
  • Air Iceland
  • Discover the World
  • Icelandair
  • Radisson Blu Hotel Saga
  • North Sailing
  • Hotel Ranga
  • Mývatn Nature Baths
  • Special Tours
  • Visit Westfjords
  • Duty Free Iceland
  • The Blue Lagoon
  • Guðmundur Jónasson Travel
  • Snæland Grímsson
  • Icelandair Hotels
  • Sea Tours
  • Icelandic Farm Holidays