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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 special assistance. 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.

For further information about regulation on disability services for study at the UI, see here.

The following counsellors work with students who need special assistance during their studies and/or exams: Ástríður Margrét Eymundsdóttir, Hrafnhildur V. Kjartansdóttir and Þrúður Kristjánsdóttir

Send requests about disability services via urraedi[at]