Department of Business

The Department of Business at Reykjavik University offers varied BSc and MSc level courses in business. On undergraduate level, students can choose between business administration and economics. Interdisciplinary courses such as BSc in business administration with a minor in law or computer science are on offer. On the graduate level, courses are taugh in English and take 14 months to complete.

Close collaboration with businesses, practical projects and internships give students a competitive advantage. Main research areas are leadership studies, marketing and consumer psychology, management, innovation, and entrepreneurship.


The MBA programme has an AMBA (Association of MBAs) accreditation. The BSc programme in Business Administration and Economics has the EPAS accreditation, issued by EFMD (The European Foundation for Management Development).

Principles of Responsible Management Education

The School of Business has been a member of the United Nations Principles of Responsible Management Education (PRME) network since 2012.

Programmes taught in English 

Programmes taught in Icelandic

Selected modules are available in English