List of universities in Iceland

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This is a list of universities in Iceland.

Universities and colleges[edit]

No distinction is made between research universities and other tertiary colleges. Both types are referred to as "háskóli" locally.

Institution Foundation Location Type Number of Students
Agricultural University of Iceland 2005 Hvanneyri Public
Bifröst University 1918 Bifröst Private ~1,100
Hólar University College 1106 Hólar Public
Iceland Academy of the Arts 1988 Reykjavík Private ~452 (2009)
Reykjavík University 1998 Reykjavík Private ~3,200 (2012)
University of Akureyri 1987 Akureyri Public ~1,400 (2007)
University of Iceland 1911 Reykjavík Public ~14,000 (2010)
RANNÍS Reykjavík Public
College of Navigation Reykjavík Public
The School for Renewable Energy Science Akureyri Private

Graduate schools[edit]

Defunct institutions[edit]

See also[edit]