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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 may change during organised events, such as conferences and meetings.

On August 2, Commerce day, all buildings will be closed.

Opening hours

Building Weekdays Saturdays Sundays
Aðalbygging (Main Building) 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Closed Closed
Askja (Natural Science Building)* 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Closed Closed
Árnagarður 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Closed Closed
Eirberg Closed Closed Closed
Hagi 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Closed from July 12 to August 9
Closed Closed
Laugarvatn By agreement Closed Closed
Læknagarður* 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Closed from July 5 to August 6
Closed Closed
Lögberg 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Closed Closed
Neshagi 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Closed Closed
Nýi garður Closed Closed Closed
Oddi 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Closed Closed
Setberg 8:30 a.m - 12:00 p.m.
1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Closed from July 6 to August 5
Closed Closed
Skipholt 37 Closed Closed Closed
Stakkahlíð* 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Closed Closed
Stapi Closed Closed Closed
Tæknigarður (Centre for Technical Innovation) 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Closed Closed
University Centre* and Gimli* 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Closed Closed
University Gym Closed from July 1 to August 9 Closed Closed
Veröld - House of Vigdís 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Closed Closed
VR-I Closed Closed Closed
VR-II* 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Closed Closed
VR-III 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 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 classrooms and auditoriums for rental for various events. Click here to view price list for renting classrooms.

Code of conduct for use of University of Iceland buildings

Map of Campus

Simplified map

Building information






















Vesturbær




Hringbraut

Stakkahlíð - Skipholt - Bolholt

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