Thesis submission

Students are encouraged to familiarize themselves with handbooks, procedure rules and other instructions on theses in their schools and departments. Those instructions can usually be found on the course site in MySchool. Please contact the appropriate department office if you are enrolled in a thesis course, but cannot access the above mentioned files.

Electronic copies are published in Skemman after graduation, spring and winter and after the library has received the printed copy.

School of Business

Submitting to Skemman

Electronic copies should be submitted to Skemman –  http://skemman.is/en/

Before students submit a printed copy of their thesis to the School in question, they should submit an electronic copy to Skemman, according to the rules on submission of final thesis. As stated in the rules, students also have to fill out a declaration on a special form on how the thesis should be preserved at the RU Library.

Open access

Theses should be be open to read in Skemman as it accords to RU's policy on open access. Access to a thesis can be closed temporarily for example, due to sensitive or confidential information and is specified in the declaration form:

Students are responsible for ensuring that all copies, electronic and printed, are identical.

If any problems come up when submitting a thesis, you can contact the library service desk tel. 599 6234 or send an email to library@ru.is.

Submitting printed copies

Printed copies of theses (essays / reports and accompanying documents) shall be submitted to Schools in accordance with their rules. Printed copies need to be accompanied by a confirmation (printout of e-mail - see sample below) from Skemman that an electronic copy has been submitted.

Stadfesting-Skemman_en

The Library and Information Service at RU preserves one printed copy of all theses along with accompanying documents. Access to theses is only at Skemman. If a thesis is locked there, it is also locked at the library. Theses from 2010 and older are only available on print and are accessible at the library, unless confidential.

School of Computer Science

Submitting to Skemman

Students need to submit an electronic copy of their thesis to Skemman.is, according to the rules on submission of final thesis.

Open access

Theses should be be open to read in Skemman as it accords to RU's policy on open access. Access to a thesis can be closed temporarily for example, due to sensitive or confidential information and is specified in a request form:

If any problems come up when submitting a thesis, you can contact the library service desk tel. 599 6234 or send an email to library@ru.is.

School of Law

Submitting to Skemman

Electronic copies should be submitted to Skemman –  http://skemman.is/en/

Before students submit a printed copy of their thesis to the School in question, they should submit an electronic copy to Skemman, according to the rules on submission of final thesis. As stated in the rules, students also have to fill out a declaration on a special form on how the thesis should be preserved at the RU Library.

Open access

Theses should be be open to read in Skemman as it accords to RU's policy on open access. Access to a thesis can be closed temporarily for example, due to sensitive or confidential information and is specified in the declaration form:

Students are responsible for ensuring that all copies, electronic and printed, are identical.

If any problems come up when submitting a thesis, you can contact the library service desk tel. 599 6234 or send an email to library@ru.is.

Submitting printed copies

Printed copies of theses (essays / reports and accompanying documents) shall be submitted to Schools in accordance with their rules. Printed copies need to be accompanied by a confirmation (printout of e-mail - see sample below) from Skemman that an electronic copy has been submitted.

Stadfesting-Skemman_en

The Library and Information Service at RU preserves one printed copy of all theses along with accompanying documents. Access to theses is only at Skemman. If a thesis is locked there, it is also locked at the library. Theses from 2010 and older are only available on print and are accessible at the library, unless confidential. 

School of Science and Engineering

Submitting to Skemman

Students need to submit an electronic copy of their thesis to Skemman.is, according to the rules on submission of final thesis.

Open access

Theses should be be open to read in Skemman as it accords to RU's policy on open access. Access to a thesis can be closed temporarily for example, due to sensitive or confidential information and is specified in a request form:

If any problems come up when submitting a thesis, you can contact the library service desk tel. 599 6234 or send an email to library@ru.is.

Practical information

Covers for final theses are available online either on the course's website in MySchool, or on the websites of respective schools:

Printing and copying of theses:

  • Háskólaprent, Fálkagata 2, Reykjavík, tel. 588 1162

  • Pixel prentþjónusta, Ármúli 1, Reykjavík, tel. 575 2700

  • Prentlausnir, Ármúli 15, Reykjavík, tel. 533 6000

  • Svansprent, Auðbrekka 12, Kópavogur, tel. 510 2700

Theses should be bound with soft bound. Printing and copying companies know how to finish the theses binding.

 

 


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