The University of Iceland is a leading Icelandic university and an active participant in the international scientific and academic communities. Take a stroll around campus. The Aurora cooperation strengthens education, research and innovation at the University of Iceland Find out more on our new Aurora portal. Welcome to the University of Iceland Collaborating with over universities worldwide.
The University Center of the Westfjords is a non-profit organization established in March It has 40 founding members, including all of the country's institutions of higher education. The Center Read More. List your programs.
Always wanted to be a writer? Investigate the power of language to reveal and reimagine the world and ourselves in new and dynamic ways! Our creative writing program offers an exciting and diverse range of courses, including fiction, non-fiction, and poetry, along with creative research and experimental forms of writing. This program offers an exciting and diverse range of courses, including fiction, non-fiction, and poetry, along with creative research and experimental forms of writing. Our program has our students work closely with active and talented writers.
Founded in , it has grown steadily from a small civil servants' school to a modern comprehensive university , providing instruction for about 14, students in twenty-five faculties. Teaching and research is conducted in social sciences , humanities , law , medicine , natural sciences , engineering and teacher education. The university originally had only faculties for these three fields, in addition to a faculty of humanities. During its first year of operation 45 students were enrolled. The university played an important role in the construction of the Icelandic nation-state and was perceived by Icelanders as an important stepping stone towards full independence.