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25.6.2021 : 29 graduate with an international MBA degree

29 MBA candidates were graduated from Reykjavik University last Saturday. The ceremony took place in Harpa concert hall in the centre of Reykjavik city. 

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16.6.2021 : Students and teachers celebrate spring


The MBA office invited both MBA cohorts, their significant others, and teachers to the annual MBA spring celebration.

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21.4.2021 : "The goal is to help the company grow"

Recently, students in the Executive MBA programme at Reykjavík University completed their final projects in which they used MIT DesignX methodology to develop business plans and consult Icelandic start-up companies.

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Eva Jónsteinsdóttir MBA 2021

Eva Jósteinsdóttir

“The MBA program has been a great experience and a fantastic opportunity to learn from a diverse group of people with very different backgrounds and skill sets." 
Eva Jósteinsdóttir, COO - Chief Operating Officer, Center Hotels

Dögg Hauksdóttir læknir og MBA 2021

Dögg Hauksdóttir

 “After decades working within the healthcare sector, I was pleasantly surprised how much I still had to learn about team dynamics and development when I entered the MBA."
Dögg Hauksdóttir, obstetrician and gynecologist

Brynjar Már Brynjólfsson - MBA 2021

Brynjar Már Brynjólfsson

“The MBA program at Reykjavík University has strengthened me as a person and as a future leader." 
Brynjar Már Brynjólfsson, Human Resource Manager, RB

Jón Páll Leifsson, Brand Manager at Viruxal, Medical Device Company, MBA 2020.

Jón Páll Leifsson

Even though the MIT DesignX program is set in the startup and entrepreneurial context, you soon realise that the applicability of the methodology reaches far beyond that."
Jón Páll Leifsson, Brand Manager at Viruxal, Medical Device Company, MBA 2020

Jón Magnús Kristjánsson

"The MBA programme at RU has exceeded all of my expectation. The quality of the teaching is exceptional."

Birna Helgadóttir

“We have had fantastic teachers who opened up our minds to new perspectives and ideas.”

Stefán Ari Stefánsson

"I am absolutely certain that what I have learned will help me to become not only a better leader but a more rounded person.”  

Þóra Jónsdóttir

Þóra Jónsdóttir

"Together we increase our knowledge, share our experience, and broaden our professional and personal network."

Pétur Þórhallsson

Pétur Þór Halldórsson

"The RU MBA has been of great benefit as various operations are becoming more and more global, more complex, and in fact more uncertain."

Sólveig Stefánsdóttir

Sólveig Stefánsdóttir

"The emphasis on case-study learning gives such a deeper, more practical knowledge. I know this will benefit me as I move forward in my career."


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MITx Final project & Boston trip

Student teams work with a selection of startups and apply an interdisciplinary venture design framework developed by the MIT DesignX innovation center at MIT.



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AMBA Accreditation

The RU MBA was the first Icelandic MBA programme to be awarded the AMBA accreditation in 2011. This means that the content of the RU MBA programme is monitored and continually strengthened.

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