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Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences

The Faculty is a vibrant and culturally diverse teaching and research unit of international standard. The study programmes are both undergraduate and postgraduate for Icelandic and international students.

Undergraduate Studies

BS programme in Pharmacy - three years and 180 ECTS. Taught in Icelandic.

Students must also complete the MS programme to gain a professional certification as a pharmacist.

The Pharmacy education covers every aspect of pharmaceuticals and their usage, including the source of active substances and excipients; their preparation in administrable forms; the use of drugs in treating illnesses; the effect of drugs on the human body; and the absorption, distribution, metabolism and excretion of drugs from the body. 

Contact Us

Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences Office
Hagi, 3rd floor
Hofsvallagata 53, 107 Reykjavík
Tel: +354 525 4353
Email: lyf@hi.is

Opening hours: Mon-Fri 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. and 13 p.m. - 15 p.m.