Application deadline extended until 14 March

Due to heavy traffic on our website this week due to the application deadline for the Summer Course for 2013, we have decided to extend the deadline for the submission of applications and the required documentation. The new application deadline is 14 March. No more extensions will be given. We appreciate your interest in our […]


Application deadline 8 March

Earthquake engineering and engineering seismology summer curse in Iceland 2013. Remember the deadline for application 8 March. For further information or some questions don’t hesitate to send us email or go straight to our online application form Each applicant will be contacted on the success/failure of the application. The decision will be announced […]


Applications are coming in

Applications for participation in the international graduate course on Earthquake Engineering and Engineering Seismology, to be held here in Iceland during during 30 May – 21 June this spring, are starting to roll in. We would like to remind potential applications to submit an application as soon as possible, and before the deadline of 8 […]


The UPStrat-MAFA European Project lends its support to the Summer Course

In the framework of EU research project “Urban Disaster Prevention Strategies Using MAcroseismic Fields and FAult Sources” innovative approaches are proposed to improve critical points in the procedures for assessing probabilistic hazard and seismic risk; they are tested in particular locations – Mt. Etna, Vesuvius and Campi Flegrei areas (Italy), Azores Islands and areas hit […]


Announcing the new International Summer Course for 2013!

We are pleased to announce now open for application the new International Graduate Summer Course for 2013: Earthquake Engineering and Engineering Seismology The course will be held in Selfoss, Iceland during 30 May – 21 June 2013. The multidisciplinary graduate course is tailor-made for civil engineering students, but is also especially well suited for mathematically […]


Advertisement Flyer for the 2013 Summer Course sent out worldwide

The summer courses over the last two years have attracted over 30 students from 15 countries worldwide. Due to the international interest in the summer courses that we have been giving, we have created a PDF flyer on the EARTHQUAKE ENGINEERING AND ENGINEERING SEISMOLOGY summer course for 2013, and circulated it to universities worldwide. Click […]


Workshop on Earthquakes in North Iceland Húsavík, North Iceland, 6-8 June 2013

The strongest earthquake swarm in over 30 years hit North Iceland in October 2012, with earthquakes reaching magnitudes 5.3 and 5.6. These normal faulting earthquakes occurred near the western end of the Húsavík-Flatey fault and triggered a number of earthquakes on the western part of the fault. The activity was a useful reminder for the local […]

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International Graduate Summer Course in Iceland 2013

EARTHQUAKE ENGINEERING AND ENGINEERING SEISMOLOGY Iceland, 30 May – 21 June 2013 The course (7.5 ECTS) is held in the wake of three strong earthquakes in South Iceland in 2000 and 2008, and the recent earthquake sequence in North Iceland in 2012. The goal is to provide the participants with knowledge and understanding of the […]