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Faculty of Political Science

Political Science

Political science has been taught at the University of Iceland since 1970. The first professor was Dr. Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson, who went on to become President of Iceland for twenty years. There are seventeen tenured lecturers at the Faculty, a number of sessional teachers, and 650 students.

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Graduate programmes

The Faculty of Political Science offers three programmes which are entirely taught in English:

Courses taught in English

The following courses are taught in English:

Undergraduate programmes are taught in Icelandic and so are most of the graduate programmes.

Contact us

Student and Teaching Service at the School of Social

Gimli, Sæmundargata
102 Reykjavík, Iceland
Open weekdays 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Tel. +354 525 4500