General information

The course is to be held in Reykjavík, the capital of Iceland. Classes take place at:

Consisting of lectures, workshops, excursions and special presentations, the summer school offers its participants basic training in palaeography, codicology and transcription of manuscripts, as well as in­depth workshops on editorial technique and textual criticism. 

The courses are intended chiefly for graduate students (MA/PhD­level) but may also be of interest to more established scholars hoping to improve their manuscript reading and editorial skills.

Some knowledge of Old Norse-Icelandic and/or Old Danish is essential, however; familiarity with one or more of the modern Scandinavian languages, while an advantage, is not required, as the language of instruction will be English.