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Faculty of Physical Sciences

Physical Sciences

The Faculty of Physical Sciences (FPS) belongs to the School of Engineering and Natural Sciences and is responsible for teaching and conducting research in mathematics, physics, and chemistry at the University of Iceland.


What we offer

The Faculty offers degree programmes in mathematics, physics, chemistry, biochemistry, molecular biology, and engineering physics with flexibility for some specialisation within these major lines on BS, MS, and PhD levels. Undergraduate programmes are taught in Icelandic but some courses might be taught in English. Besides offering teaching and training to our own undergraduate students, the Faculty is also responsible for providing basic teaching of its subjects to large groups of students within the University of Iceland, including engineering, computer sciences, geology, biology, food and nutrition sciences, medicine, pharmacology, and odontology.  

Contact us

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Tel. +354 525 4466
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Open weekdays 09:00 a.m. - 15:30 p.m.

Tel. +354 525 4700 

Tæknigarður - Dunhagi 5, 107 Reykjavík  
Askja - Sturlugata 7, 102 Reykjavík

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