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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.

From 7 - 17 August opening hours are as follows:

Opnunartímar í Háskólabyggingum
Building Weekdays Saturdays Sundays
Aðalbygging/Main building 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Closed Closed
Askja 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Closed Closed
Árnagarður 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Closed Closed
University Gym 7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Closed
Nýi Garður Closed Closed Closed
Stapi 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Closed Closed
Lögberg 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. Closed Closed
Oddi 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. Closed Closed
Háskólatorg and Gimli 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. Closed Closed
VR-I 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Closed Closed
VR-II 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. Closed Closed
VR-III 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Closed Closed
Tæknigarður 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Closed Closed
Veröld - Vigdís' House 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Closed Closed
Hagi 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Closed Closed
Læknagarður 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Closed Closed
Eirberg 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Closed Closed
Stakkahlíð 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Closed Closed
Skipholt 37 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Closed Closed
Laugarvatn By agreement 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




Hringbraut

Stakkahlíð - Skipholt - Bolholt

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