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University of Iceland

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The University of Iceland, founded in 1911, is a state university, and the premier center for higher education in Iceland.
It is an center for advanced learning, which courses covering a broad spectrum of disciplines. It is well-known internationally for its research and work in different fields of science.

An institution undergoing rapid growth and development since its inception, the University of Iceland has 11 faculties and boasts of hundreds of possible courses of study. It offers an extensive choice of subjects, and courses that are flexible to meet modern-day standards of multi-dimensional learning. Subject include
  • humanities
  • natural sciences
  • social sciences
  • theology
  • law
  • business
  • dentistry
  • medicine
  • engineering etc.
The instructors in the University of Iceland are highly qualified and able, most of them holding doctorate and post doctorate degrees. Many of them have studied and done major research at esteemed foreign universities.

A rare feature is that some of the study material accessible to the students in the University of Iceland are essentially Icelandic in flavor. These include manuscripts conserved in the Árni Magnússon institute, census records of Iceland dating from 1703, meticulously complete genealogical data, and climatological, glaciological, geothermal and seismic records.

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