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Ísafjörður 400 Vestfirðir, Islandia
The University Centre of the Westfjords is a relatively small institution at university level. Founded in 2005, the Centre became operational in January 2006. Per annum the University Centre operates a distance-learning service for 150 students; it runs a degree course on the Master`s Program in Coastal and Marine Management for over 40 students, a newly established professional master`s program in Marine Innovation, as well as offering diverse summer courses. The Master`s Program in Coastal and Marine Management was established in September 2008 by the Minister of Education. Students graduate from the University of Akureyri with a Master of Resource Management (MRM) degree. The course is international, cross-disciplinary and taught in modules. A student experience: The University Centre of the Westfjords is in partnership with various international cooperative ventures, including the University of the Arctic, and has participated in projects with the Nordic Council and the European Union. The University Centre of the Westfjords emphasis high standards and follows the Bologna Process for European university requirements, in collaboration with national and foreign universities. The faculty and staff endeavour to provide an exceptional service to both students and researchers in and outside the Westfjords.