Iceland University of the Arts
Iceland University of the Arts (Icelandic: Listaháskóli Íslands [ˈlɪstaˌhauːˌskouːlɪ ˈistlan(t)s]) is an Icelandic institution of higher education, located in Reykjavík, which offers the only university-level degrees in the arts in Iceland. The institution was founded on 21 September 1998 by consolidating the Iceland Drama School and the Reykjavík Arts School, and classes began in autumn 1999. It has five departments: Art education, Design and Architecture, Fine Arts, Music, and Theatre and Dance.
- Arngunnur Árnadóttir, clarinettist, poet and novelist
- Ólöf Arnalds, singer/songwriter and indie musician
- Hugleikur Dagsson, artist
- Sigurlaugur Elíasson, artist and poet
- Bára Gísladóttir, composer and musician
- Sigurður Guðjónsson, contemporary artist
- Hildur Guðnadóttir, composer and musician
- Guðmundur Steinn Gunnarsson, composer and musician
- Þórhallur Gunnarsson, actor and television personality
- Matthías Haraldsson, vocalist of Hatari
- Guðmundur Jörundsson, fashion designer
- Ragnar Kjartansson, performance artist
- Karl Kvaran, painter and draughtsman
- Orri Páll Dýrason, former drummer of Sigur Rós
- Eysteinn Sigurðarson, actor
- Alex Somers, visual artist and musician
- Stefán Karl Stefánsson, film and stage actor
- Skemman.is (digital library)
- Statistics 2009 Archived 13 March 2012 at the Wayback Machine
- Lisa Z. Valdimarsdottir, Iceland Academy of the Arts, Department of Design and Architecture - Library[permanent dead link] (pdf)
- Institutional Charter, Iceland Academy of the Arts.
- Accreditation Report - Arts - Iceland Academy of the Arts Archived 9 April 2010 at the National and University Library of Iceland (pdf), 3 July 2007, pp. 7, 28.
- Jóhannes Þórðarson, MA proposal for Applied Arts at the Iceland Academy of the Arts - dept. of design and architecture(pdf), 22 January 2010: "IAA started in 1999".
- Official homepage, English version
- Listing at Cumulus, International Association of Universities and Colleges of Art, Design and Media
- Listing and ranking at 4 International Colleges and Universities
- Listing at www.University.Directory.eu
- Arts Schools in Iceland, list at Center for Icelandic Art