The United Nations University
Fisheries Training Programme in Iceland

Skulagata 4
121 Reykjavik



Dr. Tumi Tomasson, UNU-FTP director, on leave (7/5/08)

Visiting lecturer 2007, Prof Sena S. De Silva

New aquaculture line of specialization


Fellows 2008 in Husavik

The UNU Fisheries Training Prgramme is a postgraduate training programme that offers training in various areas of the fisheries sector for practicing professionals in the less developed countries. The programme is led by the Marine Research Institute in a formal cooperation with the Icelandic Fisheries Laboratories, University of Iceland and the University of Akureyri.

Location: Iceland (Reykjavik and Akureyri)
Length: 6 months - from September to February/March
Number of fellows: 18-22

Admission's requirements:

  • At least one university degree
  • 1-2 years of experience in the area of interest
  • Proficiency in both written and spoken English
For additional information please contact:

Dr. Tumi Tomasson, programme director
Mr. Thor Asgeirsson, deputy programme director