Founded in 1911, the Háskóli Íslands (University of Iceland) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Reykjavík (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Capital Region. Officially recognized by the Ministry of Universities, Industry and Innovation of Iceland, Háskóli Íslands (HI / UI) is a large-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational Icelandic higher education institution. Háskóli Íslands (HI / UI) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor's degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor's degrees, master's degrees and doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 112-year-old Icelandic higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic records and grades. The acceptance rate range is 80-89% making this Icelandic higher education organization a least selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. HI / UI also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.
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The following Háskóli Íslands's Study Areas/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main study areas and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify Háskóli Íslands's academic range and degree level offering.
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uniRank publishes below some basic Háskóli Íslands's admission information.
This institution admits Men and Women (coed).
Has Háskóli Íslands a selective admission policy? Yes, based on students' past academic records and grades.
Háskóli Íslands's acceptance rate range is 80-89% making this institution a least selective higher education institution.
International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.University of Iceland has more than 1000 international students.
University size and profile can be important factors to consider when choosing a university or assessing its value. Here are some potential reasons why University size and profile can affect students when choosing a university.
uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for Háskóli Íslands.
Háskóli Íslands has an enrollment range of 10,000-14,999 students making it a large-sized institution.
This institution has a range of 500-599 academic employees (Faculty).
Háskóli Íslands is a public higher education institution.
Háskóli Íslands is a non-profit higher education institution.
This institution's main campus is located in a Urban setting.
This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.
Háskóli Íslands does not have any religious affiliation.
uniRank provides below an overview of Háskóli Íslands's main facilities:
This institution provides housing services such as on-campus residences or dormitories.
This institution features sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.
This institution has an institutional hospital that is owned and operated by the university. Institutional hospitals are typically affiliated with medical schools and provide a range of medical services to patients, while also serving as a teaching hospital for medical students and residents.
uniRank provides below an overview of Háskóli Íslands's main services:
This institution offers one or more of the following financial aid for eligible students: scholarships, grants, loans, tuition waivers, emergency financial aid etc.
This institution offers study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.
This institution provides a distance learning mode for certain programs or courses.
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Háskóli Íslands is legally recognized and/or accredited by: Ministry of Universities, Industry and Innovation of Iceland
Year of first Recognition or Accreditation
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uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Háskóli Íslands 's affiliations and memberships; feel free to submit any relevant missing higher education-related organizations this university is affiliated with.
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Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of disciplines and study areas a University focuses on and the institution's level of specialization. Generalist Universities typically offer a wide range of academic programs and have many academic divisions and subdivisions across different disciplines, while Specialized Universities tend to focus on a narrower range of programs within a specific field or industry and have fewer academic divisions and a simplified organizational structure.
uniRank provides below a structural diagram of the first-level academic divisions of the Háskóli Íslands 's organizational structure; feel free to submit any relevant missing division.
This higher education institution is not a member of the Open Education Global (OEGlobal) organization that is developing, implementing and supporting free open education and free online courses. View a list of Open Education Global members by country.
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