Iceland Academy of the Arts

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Iceland Academy of the Arts
Listaháskóli Íslands
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Type Private
Established 1998
Students 452 (2009)[1]
Location Reykjavík, Iceland
Website www.lhi.is
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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.

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Coordinates: 64°08′29″N 21°54′39″W / 64.14139°N 21.91083°W / 64.14139; -21.91083