8Departments Vocational studies 1-5 years Studies for matriculation examination 31/2 - 4 yearsArt department 4 yearsPreparation studies 1-2 years
9Departments Art department Studies for matriculation examination Design and textilesFine artsStudies for matriculation examinationBusinessSociologyNatural scienceMatriculation examination after vocational studies
11Service for students in VMA Students counseling (academic and personal tutoring)School nurseProject manager for kids at risk; drug- and drinking abuse preventionDormitory in cooperation with Menntaskólinn á Akureyri (Akureyri Junior College)
12ISO 9001In May 2007 VMA got ISO 9001 licence for education in engineering.That means that our engineering students have international licenses.
21VMA 9th of September 2008 - Comenius visit Students social lifeProject manager for students social lifeTwo teachers work with the students boardHighlights of the year!Students annual celebrationStudents song contest“open days”Thursdays night events (boccia, coffie house, girls only party, boys only party, music night, etc.)Various competitions e.g. sport, quiz show, speech competition and competitions in students study (vocational studies).
36Population Population: 311 000 Language: Icelandic Ancestors: Scandinavian, CelticsSettlement: in year 874More than half of the population lives in the greater Reykjavík areaC.a. 10% live in rural areaThe rest lives in towns and villages scattered around the coast line
37Down town Akureyri during summer Location: Eyjafjörður on the north coastPopulation:17 000Trade: Fishing, farming, industry and educationDown town Akureyri during summer
38VMA 9th of September 2008 - Comenius visit Akureyri
39VMA 9th of September 2008 - Comenius visit Akureyri in late autumn