Háskólinn á Akureyri

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world rank  5059

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University Overview

Established in 1987, Háskólinn á Akureyri (University of Akureyri) is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Akureyri (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Northeastern Region. Officially recognized by the Mennta- og menningarmálaráðuneytið (Ministry of Education, Science and Culture of Iceland), Háskólinn á Akureyri (HA/UA) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational Icelandic higher education institution. Háskólinn á Akureyri (HA/UA) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 33 years old Icelandic higher-education institution has a selective admission policy This higher education institution has an open admission policy. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. HA/UA also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name University of Akureyri
Acronym HA/UA
Founded 1987
Colours Red

University Location

Address Solborg v/Nordurslod
600 Northeastern Region
Tel +354 460 8000
Fax +354 460 8999

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type None, open admission policy
Admission Rate Not available
Admission Office Solborg v/Nordurslod
Akureyri 600
460 8000

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff 100-199
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Háskólinn á Akureyri's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Memberships and Affiliations

  • European University Association (EUA)

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Online Courses

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Open Education Global

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Site last updated: Sunday, 19 September 2021