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No luxury suites or personal assistants for Game of Thrones cast

The production of Game of Thrones began in 2011 and in the eight years since then, the production team at Pegasus have had to manage budgets, location scouting, shooting schedules, lodgings and food, travel to and from locations, permits etc. It has been a diverse and complicated task that has demanded a great amount of funding and intricate planning.

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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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Towards a sustainable future

Reykjavik University is shifting the gender gap in tech subjects and its operations have become even more environmentally friendly. These are among findings in a newly published report on RU´s achievements in reaching sustanability goals put forth in the United Nations' PRME collaboration.

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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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