The UI International Staff Training Days will take place 16-18 May 2018. This year‘s theme is „Quality of Mobility“ and the program is designed for university employees who work within the field of international mobility.
The International Staff Training Days provide a unique opportunity to develop personal and professional skills relating to internationalisation and mobility, participate in cultural events and network with colleagues from a wide range of international higher education institutions.
Highlights of the program include our ever-popular international tasting reception, professional guest lecturers, a networking dinner in downtown Reykjavík plus an excursion to the Krýsuvík Geothermal Area.
Participation fee is 190€ and includes the full program, lunch, coffee, a joint dinner and an excursion. Please note that participants are responsible for covering their own accommodation and travel costs.
As of January 22, 2018, applications for the International Staff Training Days have been closed. The following information is intended for selected participants.
Accommodation in Reykjavík
Getting to Iceland
There are two domestic airlines that offer year-round flights to Iceland from several cities in both Europe and North-America:
· Wow Air
There are also a number of other airlines that have less frequent or chartered flights to Keflavik. We recommend using the flight search engine dohop to search for airfares.
Getting to Reykjavik
The International Airport in Keflavík is approximately a 45-minute drive from Reykjavik. You can either take the bus, a taxi or rent a car to get to the city. A taxi can be picked up outside the main arrivals lounge.
There are buses connected to each flight from the airport in Keflavik to Reykjavík. You can buy bus tickets at the airport building. The bus fare is a minimum of 2950 ISK (24 EUR). See www.re.is/flybus/.
Taxi from Keflavík airport to Reykjavík Center costs about 16.000 ISK (approx. 130 EUR).
We look forward to welcoming you at the University of Iceland in May!