University

Welcome to Reykjavik University. Our goal is to create and disseminate knowledge so as to improve the quality of life for individuals and societies with ethics, sustainability, and responsibility, as our guiding principles. 

RU in numbers

  • 3.800 registered students
  • 250 permanent faculty and staff
  • 8.61 recommendation score (on a 0-10 scale) among graduates in 2015
  • 84% of graduate students in 2015 said they were well prepared for employment
  • 3.7 peer-reviewed research articles, per year, per researcher in 2014

Our students

  • 1320 students in the School of Science and Engineering 
  • 975 students in the School of Computer Science  
  • 330 students in the School of Law  
  • 1005 students in the School of Business  
  • 200 students in preliminary studies  
  • 186 full-time international students
  • 125 exchange students