|1999||Doctor of Philosophy in Government (Political Science) from University of Essex, Department of Government, England
Ph.D.-thesis: The Role of Smaller States in the Decision-Making Process of the Common Agricultural Policy and the Regional Policy of the European Union
|1994||Master of Arts in Western European Politics from University of Essex, Department of Government, England
M.A.-dissertation: The Role of Small States in the European Community: The case of Iceland
|1994||Courses at The Essex Summer School in Social Science Data Analysis and Collection, ECPR, University of Essex|
|1991||Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the Faculty of Social Science, University of Iceland.
B.A.-dissertation: Iceland and EU Membership: Attitudes of Interest Groups in Iceland
|1988||A-level from Menntaskólinn að Laugarvatni, Iceland|