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Reykjavik University is Iceland's largest private university. We focus on technical education, business and law, through our four schools, the School of BusinessComputer Science, Law and Science and Engineering. We also offer unique MSc programmes in Sustainable Energy through Iceland School of Energy.

General enquiries

The reception desk answers general enquiries and forwards other questions to their correct place. 

Transcripts and other certificates

Transcripts

Please send your transcript request to: registry@ru.is.

Each request needs to include your full name, details of your study: study period and department, and where you need the transcript sent to.

Other certificates

Staff at the reception desk can assist with many other certificate requests. Tel: +354 599 6200, email:  reception@ru.is.

Scholarships and tuition fees

Scholarships

We currently only offer scholarships for international students studying at the School of Energy: Scholarships at Iceland School of Energy

Tuition fees

Reykjavik University charges tuition fees for studies. For more information regarding tuition fees please see our tuition fees page.

If you need further assistance, please contact the collections department via email: collections@ru.is.

Student counselling and career centre

The Career and Guidance Counsellors provide information on available programmes at RU and individual support for students during their studies at RU. The centre is located on the 1st floor in the Sun, to the left of the reception desk and offers walk-in hours that do not require an appointment.

Application information

RU welcomes applications from all over the world. Please note that different application deadlines apply, based on whether students come from countries within EU/EEA or not. 

Course information

The RU website provides detailed information on all courses taught at the university. Courses are listed under the schools they belong to. 

If you do not find the information you are looking for, you can contact the school's administrative manager.

Programmes taught in English:

  • Graduate programmes are 90-120 ECTS and take 18 months- two years of full time study to complete. We offer over 20 graduate programmes taught fully in English in all departments except the School of Law. Read more about our Graduate programs.
  • Our Undergraduate degrees are 180 ECTS and take a minimum of three years of full-time study to complete. All undergraduate degrees are taught in Icelandic. However, there are a number of modules offered in English for exchange and free -mover students. For more information regarding coming to Reykjavik University for a semester please see the Exchange Students

Accommodation

Reykjavik University does not provide students with accommodation. Please peruse the local news outlets (VísirMblBland) and Facebook groups.

Access cards and printer access

Printer allowance can be purchased at the reception desk. They also provide access cards.

Photocopies from teachers for sale

Photocopies from teachers are sold at the reception area in the Sun.

Technical assistance: webmail, Myschool, Canvas etc.

The IT department provides various helpful information on their support website. You can also send an enquiry to their support email address: help@ru.is

The RU website

If you cannot find what you are looking for, please send the web manager an email: webmanager@ru.is.

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