University of Iceland

University of Iceland

City: Reykjavík
Country: Iceland
Language of instruction: Classes taught in English and Icelandic

About: The University of Iceland is a public research university in Reykjavík, Iceland, and the country's oldest and largest institution of higher education. Founded in 1911, it has grown steadily from a small civil servants' school to a modern comprehensive university, providing instruction for about 14,000 students in twenty-five faculties. It has a campus concentrated around Suðurgata street in central Reykjavík, with additional facilities located in nearby areas as well as in the countryside.

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  • Education, Engineering, Computer Science, Physical Sciences, Life and Environmental Science, Earth Sciences, Food Science and Nutrition, Languages, History and Philosophy, Business, Political Science.
  • Course Catalogue
  • Credit load: 30 ECTS per semester

Subject Restrictions: Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Law & Economics, Masters of Business.