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Icelandic Rectors' Conference

The Icelandic Rectors' Conference is a standing committee of the Rectors of Higher Education Instiutions that have been accredited by the Ministry of Education, Science and Culture. It operates according to the framework law on Higher Education Institututions, Act on HEI's, no. 63/2006, Art. 26.  The Rectors Conference provides a forum for the process of forming joint policies and opinions, it has regular meetings, and addresses topics on higher education.

According to the statues of ther Rectors' Conference, the Rector of University of Iceland is a permanent chair of the Conference. The Secretary General to the Icelandic Rectors' Conference is Fridrika Hardardottir, Director, International Office of University of Iceland.

The Rectors' Conference is a member of the European University Association (EUA) and Association of Nordic University Rectors' Conferenc (NUS).

Icelandic Rectors' Conference

  • Jón Atli Benediktsson, Rector, University of Iceland, chair
  • Ari Kristinn Jónsson, Rector, Reykjavik University
  • Sæmundur Sveinsson, Rector, Agricultural University of Iceland
  • Erla Björk Örnólfsdóttir, Rector, Holar University College
  • Eyjólfur Guðmundsson, Rector, University of Akureyri
  • Fríða Björk Ingvarsdóttir, Rector, Iceland University of the Arts
  • Vilhjálmur Egilsson, Rector, Bifrost University
  • Secretary General: Fridrika Hardardottir, Director, International Office, University of Iceland.

Contact information:

Icelandic Rectors' Conference
Fridrika Hardardottir, Secretary General
Director, International Office
University of Iceland
Sæmundargata 2
101 Reykjavík, Iceland
Tel: +354 525 4311
Email: fridrika@hi.is

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