The role of the University of Iceland's Graduate School is to ensure the quality of the graduate programs at the University of Iceland according to international standards and to promote graduate studies in accordance with the policies of the University Council.
The Graduate School operates on the basis of rules no. 569/2009, article no. 66, of the University of Iceland. The faculties of the University are responsible for the graduate programs at the University of Iceland. The Graduate School observes the overall quality of these studies, working closely with the faculties, the University Council’s Quality Commission and the University Registrar Office.