Háskólinn á Akureyri

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world rank  5750

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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 medium-sized town of Akureyri (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Northeastern Region. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Mennta- og menningarmálaráðuneytið (Ministry of Education, Science and Culture, Iceland), Háskólinn á Akureyri (UA) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Háskólinn á Akureyri (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 higher education institution does not have a selective admission policy. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name University of Akureyri
Acronym UA
Founded 1987
Colours Red

University Location

Address Solborg v/Nordurslod
Akureyri (population range: 10,000-49,999)
600 Northeastern Region
T +354 460 8000
F +354 460 8999

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
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)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type None
Admission Rate Not available
Admission Office Solborg v/Nordurslod
Akureyri 600
+354 460 8000

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
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Mennta- og menningarmálaráðuneytið

Year of first Accreditation


Memberships and Affiliations

  • European University Association (EUA)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

iTunes U

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 11 September 2019