Welcome to 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. 

It’s summer! But that doesn’t mean school’s out. It’s time for us to show you how to drive safely in Iceland, so that you can make the most of your next road trip. Watch our Driving in Iceland class below and you could even be in with a chance of winning your very own self-driving adventure. Plus, you can still catch up on your homework with all our spring term classes still available below. By the time we return for our autumn term, you’ll be able to travel, drive and even shower like a local.

We can’t wait to welcome you to Iceland Academy.

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Win an Icelandic adventure

Welcome to our very own Summer Driving School! Watch our Driving in Iceland class video and unlock the special Iceland Academy Driving School badge, for 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 Radisson Blu Hotel Saga. We’ll even throw in a four-day car rental, courtesy of Hertz Iceland so you can put all your newfound driving skills to the test. Plus, get your adrenaline kick away from dry land, with an Into the Blue snorkelling adventure from Arctic Adventures and an unforgettable whale watching tour with Elding Whale Watching.  

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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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Driving in Iceland

Hiring a car is a great way to explore some of Iceland’s amazing secrets. But be warned, our crazy weather conditions, can make driving in Iceland very different from your own country. So be sure to take our Driving class before jumping behind the wheel. Happy driving.

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Graduate from the Iceland Academy

Finish all the classes and get your diploma


Official Partners

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