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Who can claim services?

Students at the University of Iceland who are disabled, dealing with long term illnesses, or specific learning difficulties which might affect their learning, have the right to receive accommodation, see Regulation no. 481-2010. This includes for example:

  • Specific learning difficulties, e.g. dyslexia.
  • Psychological problems, e.g. depression, anxiety.
  • Neuropsychological problems, e.g. ADD, ADHD.
  • Chronic illnesses, lack of hearing/deaf, visual impairment/blind.
  • Asperger's syndrome and autism.
  • Other mental or physical disability.

You can apply for special assistance here without booking an appointment with a counsellor.

You can book an appointment here and/or send requests about disability services via urraedi[at]