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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 two programmes which are entirely taught in English:

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

Courses taught in English

The following courses are taught in English 2018-2019:

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Faculty of Political Science
Gimli, (1st floor), Sæmundargata
101 Reykjavík, Iceland

Tel: +354 525 4573 / +354 525 5445
Fax: +354 552 6806 
Email:  nemFVS@hi.is

Opening hours:
Week days:
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and 1:00-3:30 p.m.