The Open University

Executive Education and Continuous Learning

As professionals we need to constantly maintain and improve our skills and knowledge to compete in the labour market and deliver results.

Courses and learning

We offer over 400 open courses each semester, mostly in Icelandic. Our courses are based on solid theoretical foundations and practical industry knowledge. The instructors' backgrounds vary; Reykjavik University professors, industry experts and professionals, and guest speakers from universities and companies abroad.

Our subject areas

Strategy, Leadership, Finance, Marketing and Sales, Sustainability and innovation, Personal Development, Languages, Human Resources, Psychology, Engineering, Information Technology and Law.

Our clients

Anyone wanting to improve their performance at work or enhance their skills can benefit from the Open University courses. We welcome individual professionals and managers as well as companies and organisations that seek solutions through education and investment in their human capital.

Opening hours

The Open University office is open weekdays 08:30- 16:30

Our team

Guðmunda Smáradóttir

Gudmunda Director
gudmundas@ru.is
599 6378



Ásdís Erla Jónsdóttir

Ásdís Erla Jónsdóttir

Project Manager 
asdisj@ru.is 
599 6398


Ingibjörg Sandholt

Ingibjörg Sandholt

Project Manager
ingibjorgsa@ru.is
599 6258



Lýdía Huld Grímsdóttir

Lýdía Huld Grímsdóttir

Project Manager
lydiahuld@ru.is
599 6348


Sandra Kr. Ólafsdóttir

Sandra Kristín

Project Manager
sandrak@ru.is
599 6342


Sif Gunnlaugsdóttir Nielsen

Sif Gunnlaugsdóttir

Service Representative
sifgunnlaugs@ru.is
599 6300



Sigurlaug Sigurðardóttir

Sigurlaug Sigurðardóttir

Service Represeantative
sigurlaugs@ru.is
599 6300



Sóley Jónsdóttir

Sóley Jónsdóttir

Project Manager
soleyjons@ru.is
599 6341




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