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RU is Iceland´s largest private university, a dynamic international university with over 3000 students.

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We offer a wide range of undergraduate and graduate programmes, taught in our four schools: School of Business, School of Computer Science, School of Science and Engineering and School of Law.



Erasmus+ Master Loan Scheme launched in Spain for studies abroad

This past month the European Commission announced that Spain is the the first country to launch the Erasmus + master loans. The new loans scheme is a new and ambitious initiative that represents a major step forwards for student mobility in Europe. The scheme aims to fund 200,000 Master student loans by 2020, as part of the EU's objective of 20% of its students being mobile by 2020.

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PRME Progress Report recognition

School of business receives award from the United Nations

RU School of Business recently gained recognition from the UN for its first progress report in conjunction with the PRME-project. The aim of PRME is to inspire and champion responsible management education, research and leadership globally. PRME partner universities are in total 600 from 80 countries.

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Háskólagarðar HR

350 campus housing units to be built at RU

Reykjavik University plans to build 350 new apartments and single rooms, as well as a kindergarten and housing services to the west of Öskuhlíð in a new “University Garden” development. The plans were agreed by the city council last week and construction is planned to begin next year.

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Stelpur og tækni

Girls in technology at RU

Around one hundred 9th grade girls from schools around Iceland were invited to the University and to the premises of four technology companies in Iceland, to mark "Girls in ICT Day". The aim of the day is to introduce girls and raise their interest in the various possibilities in technology education and careers. The project was join collaboration with  Reykjavik University Ský and Samtök Iðnaðarin.

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