Find out more about Iceland's 7 higher education institutions and the opportunities that they offer.
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There are seven nationally accredited institutions at a higher educational level in Iceland providing various programmes at different levels:
Bifröst University was founded in Reykjavík Iceland in 1918 on the model of Ruskin College, Oxford.
The Iceland University of the Arts provides higher education in fine arts, theatre, dance , music, design, architecture and art education.
Reykjavik University is a vibrant, student-centred university with an international faculty and students from all over the world.
The Agricultural University of Iceland is an educational and research institution in the field of agriculture and environmental sciences.
Hólar in Hjaltadalur is one of the Icelandic nation’s principal historical, cultural, and ecclesiastical sites.
The University of Akureyri is a young and dynamic university, located in Akureyri, Iceland’s second city and capital of the north.
The University of Iceland is Iceland’s oldest and largest university, situated in the heart of Reykjavík.
The Icelandic Centre for Research (RANNIS) is an organisation which supports research, innovation, education and culture in Iceland. Please note that RANNIS is not a university.