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This is a list of universities in Iceland.

Universities and colleges

There are seven universities in Iceland as defined by law. 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 University of the Arts 1998 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)

Graduate schools

Defunct institutions

See also