Welcome to the University of Iceland

One of the 300 best universities in the World according to Times Higher Education World University Rankings.

Seismic activity in Bárðarbunga volcano

The scientists at the University of Iceland monitor activities in Bárðarbunga closely. For latest updates please visit the Institute of Earth Sciences website.

Scholarships for studies and research in Japan and Iceland

The Watanabe Trust Fund at the University of Iceland calls for applications - deadline is 15 January 2015

Applications are being accepted

International students: Apply now for studies starting autumn 2015. The application deadline is 1 February 2015

Happy Holidays

The University wishes you a peaceful holiday and a prosperous new year

Doctoral Grants of University of Iceland

Deadline for applications from the Iceland Research Fund /Eimskip University fund is 15 January 2015

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International Students

Welcome to the University of Iceland, an international research university.

The academic year starts in the last week of August and the first week is usually dedicated to new students.


Our Students

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About the University

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.

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