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14.3.2024 : Our New INFO-GEOTERMAL Project Video

Exploring Geothermal Energy in Slovenia

The INFO-GEOTHERMAL project, in partnership with ISE, advocates for the efficient and sustainable use of geothermal energy in Slovenia. Highlighting geothermal energy's role in sustainable development and local energy independence. Watch our new video for engaging with stakeholders and promoting transparent information access.

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24.10.2023 : Iceland's Women's Strike: Empowering Energy Equality

Female enrollment at ISE surging from 34% in 2018 to an impressive 66% in 2023

In a groundbreaking display of unity, Iceland's women and non-binary individuals, including the Prime Minister, convened for a full-day strike on October 24, demanding an end to the nation's enduring gender pay gap and widespread gender-based violence. Despite Iceland's global reputation for gender equality, disparities persist, with some female professionals earning 21% less than their male counterparts. This powerful strike coincides with global efforts to promote gender equality in the energy sector, where women represent just 16% of the workforce. The Iceland School of Energy (ISE) is dedicated to this cause, offering a Women in Energy Scholarship and achieving a 66% female enrollment rate.

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1.9.2023 : Accelerating the Future: 3-Week Intensive Journey into Energy

Iceland School of Energy Concludes the 2023 Energy Field School

2.8.2023 : Unearthing Sustainable Solutions: A Deep Dive into Low-Temperature Geothermal Systems

Hary's Experience at the International Summer School on Thermogeology in Slovenia

Yonathan "Hary" Hutagalung, an Indonesian geologist at the Iceland School of Energy (ISE), broadened his focus from high-temperature to low-temperature geothermal systems at the International Summer School on Thermogeology in Slovenia. This immersive experience, combining intensive learning and cultural exchange, has deepened Hary's commitment to sustainable energy and inspired his peers at ISE.

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1.6.2023 : Shaping a Greener Tomorrow: ISE Intern's Impactful Journey at Landsvirkjun

Pia's Exploration of Wind and Hydro Energy at Landsvirkjun

Pia Milena Leminski, a first-year student at the Iceland School of Energy (ISE), embarked on a journey at Landsvirkjun, the national power company of Iceland. Through her internships, she gained hands-on experience analyzing wind data and contributing to the operation planning of hydropower plants. Pia's story highlights the importance of bridging theory and practice, inspiring future innovators to pursue practical opportunities in the field of sustainable energy.

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27.5.2023 : Bridging the Gap between Classroom Learning and Real-world Sustainability at Mannvit

ISE Student Secures Internship with Mannvit: A Story of Initiative and Dedication

First-year Iceland School of Energy (ISE) student Diego Augusto Costa successfully transitioned from academic learning to real-world application, securing an internship with leading engineering firm Mannvit after connecting with ISE alumnus and Mannvit engineer, Kristján Vilbergsson. At Mannvit, Diego applies his academic knowledge to real-world sustainability challenges, producing life cycle assessment reports and earning credits towards his Masters degree. Diego's journey exemplifies the power of initiative and the valuable connections fostered within the ISE community, and he looks forward to potentially completing his thesis project under Mannvit's guidance.

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Matthew Villante

Matt's thesis and collaboration with CarbFix led him to pioneer new frontiers in CO2 mineral storage.

Pia Leminski

Pia's commitment to making a positive impact on the world led her to the breathtaking landscapes and innovative energy initiatives of Iceland

Corey Harpe

Corey's master's thesis had him working, alongside a team at Veitur, where they pioneered 'digital twin' models using advanced thermohydraulic simulations.

Abra Gold

Abra, through ISE, explored global energy solutions by seizing opportunities to travel and gain diverse perspectives.

Diego Costa

Diego's proactive approach not only secured him an internship at Mannvit but also defined his role in shaping more sustainable buildings for the future

Andrés Laverde

Andrés carried his ISE education into Arctic Green Energy, blending foundational knowledge with daily discoveries.

Samuel Perkin

For Samuel, ISE's commitment to interdisciplinary learning was a standout, offering invaluable insights in our complex global landscape.

Almar Barja

I had the unique opportunity to combine economics, technology, engineering and science into one comprehensive degree.

Lindsay Allen

The fieldwork, experienced teachers, and industry collaboration make ISE the perfect place to further my studies of geothermal energy.


Studying at Reykjavik University gave me the chance to learn from the very best.


Maria Carmela Marino

For Maria, ISE offers an enriching blend of academic excellence, research liberty, and a captivating curriculum. Additionally, living in Iceland has been a joy

Carlos Atli Cordóva Geirdal

The one of the reasons I chose ISE, is Iceland's involvement and experience in the field of geothermal energy.



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