Department of Engineering

Reykjavik University´s Department of Engineering offers various courses in engineering on BSc, MSc, and PhD level. Subjects range from biomedical engineering to financial engineering and the Department hosts the Iceland School of Energy that offers unique masters programmes in renewable energy science. Most masters courses are taught in English while undergradute courses are mainly taught in Icelandic.


Scientists within the Department of Engineering focus on financial engineering, biomedical engineering, structural engineering, nanophysics, risk and decision analysis, speech processing and language technology, among other fields.

The CDIO way 

The Department of Engineering is a member of the International Cooperation Network for the Development of Technical Education CDIO (Conceive, Design, Implement, Operate). This network has some 100 progressive universities as members and its main emphasis is on the quality of engineering and technology studies.

Programmes taught in English

Programmes taught in Icelandic