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PhD Studies at the University of Iceland

The University of Iceland is authorised by the Minister of Education, Science and Culture to offer doctoral programmes in all of its schools.

The objective of doctoral studies at the University of Iceland is to provide PhD students with academic training and prepare them for positions in higher education, research institutes and other settings that require high levels of expertise and accountability.

The university strives to ensure that its academic programs measure up to internationally recognized standards, and operates to that effect a formal quality framework that takes into account all aspects of the university.

More information about programs of study and admissions requirements can be found on the websites of the different Schools.

The Graduate School sets and verifies standards and requirements for graduate study at the University of Iceland, with the goal of promoting a dynamic research environment that measures up to international standards.