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Dr. Jón Atli Benediktsson took office as Chair of the University Council and Rector of the University of Iceland in July 2015.

Jón Atli Benediktsson, rektor Háskóla Íslands

The Rector is Chair of the University Council, Head of University Administration and the University's ultimate representative and advocate in relation to individuals and institutions within and outside of the University. The Rector shall preside over University operations and initiate comprehensive policy-making by the University Council on issues concerning the University. The Rector is responsible for and monitors all University operations and between University Council meetings he holds the power of decision in all University matters.

The Office of the Rector is open weekdays from 9.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m.
It is located in the Main Building, on Level 1 - South.
Tel: +354 525 4302
Fax: +354 525 4038

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