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The medicine program offers a six year highly integrative program in medicine combining basic and clinical sciences, clinical skills and patient interaction in order to educate physicians and clinical scientists for the future.

Biomedical Science

A key to cure.


The heart of modern medicine.


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Welcome to the Faculty of Medicine

The Faculty of Medicine is composed of four departments; Medicine, Physiotherapy, Radiology, and Biomedical Science.

The Faculty is a leading teaching and research institution in the field of medical science in Iceland. It has a strong connection to the University Hospital, giving the students opportunity to excellent training and work experience.

Health promotion with a smartphone app

Tryggvi Þorgeirsson

“We suggest that promoting health should not be boring, on the contrary, we promote fun and games" says Tryggvi Þorgeirsson, MD and Doctoral Student at the Faculty of Medicine. Þorgeirsson in association with a large group of international collaborators, is working on developing a smartphone app that will be used for health promotion and preventive measures against lifestyle connected diseases. 

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