Welcome to the University of Iceland

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

Discover a Powerful Community

The University of Iceland places great emphasis on international cooperation and agreements with universities overseas

University Centre

The main meeting point on campus housing cafeteria, bookstore & café and the Student Cellar

Sports facilities on campus

Health is most important – students and staff can excersice both mind and body on campus

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.

Front Page

For students

The academic year starts in the last week of August and the first week is usually dedicated to new students. Presentations of all the main student services take place, as well as a variety of fun events.

Our Students

Páll Magnús Guðjónsson, BA student in Leisure StudiesLeisure Studies...

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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