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University Buildings

The University of Iceland operates in a number of buildings in three areas: in Vatnsmýri and Reykjavík West (Vesturbær), Stakkahlíð, and Laugarvatn. The combined area of all University buildings is approx. 100,000 m². The University is a vibrant community which offers students and staff excellent working facilities. Most buildings have reading rooms and good facilities for group work. Moreover, a number of computer labs can be found in various locations in the area.

Opening hours from 26 May to 30 June are as follows:



Building Weekdays Saturdays Sundays
Aðalbygging (Main building) 07:30 - 18:00 Closed Closed
Árnagarður 07:30 - 18:00 Closed Closed
Lögberg  07:30 - 20:00 07:30 - 17:00 Closed
Oddi 07:30 - 20:00 07:30 - 17:00 Closed
Nýi garður Closed Closed Closed
Háskólatorg og Gimli 07:30 - 20:00 07:30 - 17:00 Closed
Stapi 07:30 - 16:00 Closed Closed
VRI 07:30 - 17:00 Closed Closed
VRII 07:30 - 20:00 07:30 - 17:00 Closed
VRIII 07:30 - 17:00 Closed Closed
Tæknigarður 07:30 - 16:00 Closed Closed
Veröld - Hús Vigdísar 07:30 - 20:00 07:30 - 17:00 Closed
Hagi 07:30 - 16:00 Closed Closed
Neshagi 07:30 - 16:00 Closed Closed
Askja (Natural Science Building) 07:30 - 18:00 Closed Closed
Læknagarður 07:30 - 16:00 Closed Closed
Eirberg 07:30 - 16:00 Closed Closed
Stakkahlíð 07:30 - 16:00 Closed Closed
Skipholt/listgreinahús 07:30 - 16:00 Closed Closed

General opening hours of University buildings from 21 August to 26 May (except for Christmas and Easter) are as follows.

Opening hours may change during organised events, such as conferences and meetings

Opening hours
Building Weekdays Saturdays Sundays
Aðalbygging (Main Building) 7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Closed Closed
Askja (Natural Science Building) 7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Closed Closed
Árnagarður 7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. 8:00 a.m - 5:00 p.m Closed
Eirberg 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Closed Closed
Hagi 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Closed Closed
Laugarvatn 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Closed Closed
Læknagarður 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Closed Closed
Lögberg 7:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Closed
Nýi garður 7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Closed Closed
Oddi 7:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Closed
Skipholt 37 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Closed Closed
Stakkahlíð 7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Closed Closed
Stapi 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Closed Closed
Tæknigarður (Centre for Technical Innovation) 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Closed Closed
University Centre and Gimli 7:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Closed
University Gym 7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Closed
Veröld - Vigdís' house 7:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Closed
VR-I 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Closed Closed
VR-II 7:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Closed
VR-III 7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Closed Closed

An access card for students grants additional access to certain buildings. Click here for further information about student cards.

The University of Iceland offers class rooms and auditoriums for rental for various events. Click here to view price list for renting classrooms.

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Vesturbær




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Stakkahlíð - Skipholt - Bolholt

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