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Welcome to the University of Iceland. We are looking forward to meeting you.

Orientation Days for International Students are held at the beginning of the semester, and organised by the International Office and the Student Council. The programme includes courses, organised walks around campus, as well as receptions with music and light refreshments. The aim is to introduce students to the support services offered, meet fellow students, and help them adjust to a new culture.

Orientation Day for the Spring Semester 2020 were held 6 January 2020.



  • School of Social Sciences 
    7 January at 14:30
    Oddi – room O-101
  • School of Engineering and Natural Sciences 
    9 January at 13:30 
    Askja – room N-131
  • School of Humanities
    9 January at 14:00
    Háskólatorg – room HT-104
  • School of Education
    10 January at 11:00
    Stakkahlíð - room H-101
  • School of Health Sciences
    The School of Health Sciences does not have a welcome meeting but students are advised to contact the relevant contact person at the school, upon their arrival.


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