During your time at a high school in Iceland you’ll have the opportunity to make lots of new friends, learn a new language, and gain an intimate understanding of this ancient and rich culture. By living with a host family and attending a local school, you’ll be completely immersed in Icelandic society, which is extremely progressive and egalitarian. This once in a lifetime experience will be one you’ll never forget!
Things to know
Iceland is filled with geysers and hot springs and much of the country’s energy comes from geothermal heat. Lots of people in Iceland take ancient Viking folklore seriously and many of them even admit that they believe in elves and other magical creatures. Because of the Gulf Stream, Iceland is actually much warmer than you might expect. During the summer months it hardly ever gets dark so you might want to bring an eye mask!