Universities in Iceland

Higher Education in Iceland

2021 Ranking of Icelandic Universities

What are the most popular Universities in Iceland? uniRank tries to answer this question by publishing the 2021 Icelandic University Ranking of 7 Icelandic higher-education institutions meeting the following uniRank selection criteria:

  • being chartered, licensed or accredited by the appropriate Icelandic higher education-related organization
  • offering at least four-year undergraduate degrees (bachelor degrees) or postgraduate degrees (master or doctoral degrees)
  • delivering courses predominantly in a traditional, face-to-face, non-distance education format

Explore the uniRank League Table and University Ranking of 7 Universities in Iceland

2021 Sub-rankings by regions

The Republic of Iceland is nominally divided into 8 regions (Icelandic: svæðum). The larger number of higher education institutions meeting the uniRank selection criteria are located in Capital and Western regions. The following uniRank league tables or sub-rankings take into account all regions which include at least 2 Icelandic higher education institutions meeting the uniRank selection criteria.


Capital Region (3)   Western Region (2)  

Icelandic University lists

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