Academic Achievements with International Recognition

HR Excellence in Research

Reykjavik University's research subjects are technology, business, sport science, psychology, engineering and law. RU is at the forefront of research in these areas in Iceland and has developed a productive and appealing research environment. The University has committed to & dapting its overall human resources strategy and the working environment of its researchers to certain principles in line with EU policy

THE Ranking: RU leads in citations category

Reykjavik University (RU) is ranked in 301-350th place in the Times Higher Education World University Ranking published today, making RU the highest ranked university in Iceland. For the second consecutive year, RU ranks highest of all universities in citations, which is an estimate of universities' research influence.

RU is among the 350 best universities world-wide and first among Icelandic universities. In the summer of 2019, THE placed RU 52nd out of all universities established less than 50 years ago, and among universities that have fewer than 5000 students, RU was in 14th place.