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Residency type

Applicants have the possibility to choose between a Private Residency (sole use of the apartment) and a Shared Residency (private bedroom, sharing studio/kitchen/bathroom with 1 other artist). Group Residency applications are welcome and will be accommodated according to the size of group (up to 5) in a private house or apartment with a number of private or shared bedrooms.

The residency apartments are located in three separate houses in the town of Seyðisfjörður, all within a short walking distance to Skaftfell’s main building and to each other. All residency apartments/houses have two bedrooms, a bathroom with shower, a fully equipped kitchen, a living room area with studio/workspace, work tables, washing machine, and WiFi.

Private Residency

Accommodation in private house or apartment with studio/living space. Overnight guests and family members welcome.
Duration of residency: 1-6 months.
Price per month 90.000 ISK (Mar-Oct) / 80.000 ISK (Nov-Feb).

Shared Residency

Accommodation in single private room with shared studio/living space, kitchen and bathroom. This type of residency does not have the capacity to accommodate family members/partners and overnight guests.
Duration of residency: 1-6 months.
Price per month 65.000 ISK.

Group Residency

Accommodation suited for groups of 3-5 people in a private house or apartment with a number of single and shared bedrooms, and shared kitchen, bathroom, and studio space.
Duration of residency: 1-6 months
Price per month for the group 120.000 ISK.

*Applications for a residency period of more than 1 month are given preference.

The Residency program is open for applications from the beginning of June, with a deadline of 1st September. Applications must be submitted via the online application form.

Application form

Upon acceptance, a reservation fee the full residency fee is required in advance to reserve the residency slot. The reservation fee is not refundable.

Short-term Research Residency

The research residency is closed for applications until further notice.