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RU ranked 101-200 in the Times Higher Education University Impact Ranking

Reykjavík University (RU) is ranked 101–200 in the overall 2019 Times Higher Education University Impact Rankings. The results are based on scaled and pre-rounded performance of universities globally with regards to their social and economic impact which is based on the United Nations’ (UN) Sustainable Development Goals.

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RU introduces its graduate programmes in Graduate Study Week

Next week, March 25th-29th, RU will host the Graduate Study Week. Introductory meetings about individual courses will be held and light refreshments served. In the meetings, teachers and current students will explain the course structure.

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Dwight Phillips, former Olympic and world champion, visits RU

Phillips´ talk is titled 7 ways to how I became a World and Olympic Champion and is open to everyone.

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Close collaboration with businesses, practical projects and internships give students a competitive advantage.

Research areas include management, innovation, behaviour analysis and clinical psychology.

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Computer Science

Students complete hands-on projects and are encouraged to innovate. 

Research areas include AI, databases, natural language processing, user interfaces and theoretical computer science.

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Science and Engineering

Students receive a strong academic foundation, and are encouraged to design, implement and operate. 

Research in renewable energy, biomedical engineering, project management and decision analysis, and more.

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Graduating outstanding lawyers capable of becoming leaders in their fields.

Research areas include tort, international, and EU/EEA law, constitutional law and history, comparative constitutional law, and human rights law.  

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