Category: Universities in Iceland

The School for Renewable Energy Science

RES – The School for Renewable Energy Science (Icelandic: RES – Orkuskólinn) is a private, non-profit, international graduate school located in the city of Akureyri in northern Iceland and shares its facilities with the University of Akureyri. The school is a higher education institution offering a one-year M.Sc. in various renewable energy technologies, continuing education, and an undergraduate summer school program. All instructions and correspondence are in English. Established in…

Iceland College of Education

Iceland College of Education was a normal college in Iceland. It merged with the University of Iceland in July 2008 and is now called the School of Education. Enrollment was around 2300 students with more than half of them being distance learning students. The university offered B.A., B.Ed. and B.S degree programmes as well as M.Ed. and doctorate degrees. The main campus is located in Reykjavík. The main building is…

United Nations University

The United Nations University (国際連合大学 Kokusai rengō daigaku?), (UNU), established in 1973, is the academic and research arm of the United Nations. It is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, with diplomatic status as a UN institution. Since 2010, UNU has been authorized by the United Nations General Assembly to grant degrees. It also provides a bridge between the UN and the international academic, policy-making and private sector communities. Organisation and leadership…

Iceland School of Energy

Iceland School of Energy (ISE) is a school jointly owned by Reykjavik Energy, Reykjavik University, and Iceland GeoSurvey, delivering education in the field of sustainable energy, accredited in the School of Science and Engineering at Reykjavik University.[1] Organization In April 2007, Reykjavik Energy, Reykjavik University and The University of Iceland signed an agreement to establish an international graduate program for sustainable energy studies called the Reykjavik Energy Graduate School for…

Keilir – Atlantic Centre of Excellence

Keilir – Atlantic Centre of Excellence ( Icelandic : bowling, center for science, education and employment ) is a private, non-profit , international educational institution located inÁsbrú next to Keflavik International Airport in the city of The Icelandic in Iceland . The school was Established in 2007 [1] [2] [3] The school is owned by the University of Iceland and Icelandic companies. Among the shareholders are Keflavik Savings Bank, Icelandair…

University of Iceland

The University of Iceland (Icelandic: Háskóli Íslands) 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. Teaching and research is conducted in social sciences, humanities, medicine, natural sciences, engineering and teacher education. It has…

University of Akureyri

The University of Akureyri ( Icelandic : University of Akureyri ) was founded on September 5, 1987, in the city of Akureyri in the northeastern part of Iceland . It has grown since then, establishing a school of Health Sciences, Humanities and social science, and a school of business and science. Over 2,000 students Attended the university in the autumn semester of 2014, around half of themself through distance education…

Reykjavik University

Reykjavík University (RU; Icelandic: Háskólinn í Reykjavík), is the largest private university in Iceland with more than 3,500 students[1][2] and over 500 employees (professors come from over 26 countries).[3] It is chartered by the Chamber of Commerce, the Federation of Icelandic Industries, and the Confederation of Icelandic Employers.[4] The university became fully bilingual (English and Icelandic) by the beginning of 2010, and it consists of four academic schools: School of…

Iceland Academy of the Arts

Iceland Academy of the Arts (Icelandic: Listaháskóli Íslands) is an Icelandic institution of higher education, located in Reykjavík, which offers the only university-level degrees in the arts in Iceland.[2] The institution was founded on 21 September 1998[3] by consolidating the Iceland Drama School and the Reykjavík Arts School,[2][4] and classes began in autumn 1999.[5] It has five departments: Art education, Design and Architecture, Fine Arts, Music, and Theatre and Dance….

Hólar University College

Hólar University College is located in Hólar, Iceland, an important historical centre of education. The first school in Hólar was founded in 1106. It was renamed Hólar Agricultural College in 1882 and became Hólar University College in 2007. This long history of education at Hólar makes it one of the oldest schools in Europe. History Hólar in Hjaltadalur has a long history of schools and education. Bishop Jón Ögmundsson’s cathedral…