The University of Iceland is a progressive educational and scientific institution, renowned in the global scientific community for its research. It is a state university, situated in the heart of Reykjavík, the capital of Iceland. A modern, diversified and rapidly developing institution, the University of Iceland offers opportunities for study and research in almost 400 programmes spanning most fields of science and scholarship: Social Sciences, Health Sciences, Humanities, Education, Natural Sciences and Engineering.

The University of Iceland is Iceland’s oldest and largest university, situated in the heart of Reykjavík. It comprises five schools and 25 faculties offering over four hundred different programmes of study. It is the only university in Iceland offering undergraduate and graduate programmes in all major academic disciplines, including doctoral degrees in most fields of study. It offers a range of courses in English, especially masters studies, and offers courses in Icelandic as a second language, including a full BA programme and a one-year diploma. Currently some 13,000 students are enrolled at the University, including over 1,100 international students.



University of Iceland
Sæmundargötu 2
101 Reykjavík
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