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    Country in Europe
  2. Iceland, a Nordic island nation, is defined by its dramatic volcanic landscape of geysers, hot springs, waterfalls, glaciers and black-sand beaches. The capital, Reykjavik, home to the majority of the population, runs on geothermal power and offers a renowned nightlife scene as well as Viking history museums. The glaciers in Vatnajökull and Snæfellsnes national parks are popular for ice climbing, hiking and snowmobiling.
  3. CurrencyIcelandic króna
  4. Official languageIcelandic
  5. Universities and colleges

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

    InstitutionFoundationLocationTypeSubunitsNumber of Students
    Agricultural University of Iceland 2005 Hvanneyri Public 3  
    Bifröst University 1918 Bifröst Private 3 ~1,100
    Hólar University College 1106 / 1882 / 2003 Hólar Public 3  
    Iceland Academy of the Arts 1988 Reykjavík Private 5 ~452 (2009)
    Reykjavík University 1998 Reykjavík Private 5 ~3,200 (2012)
    University of Akureyri 1987 Akureyri Public 4 ~1,400 (2007)
    University of Iceland 1911 Reykjavík Public 25 ~14,000 (2010)

    Graduate schools

    Defunct institutions


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