The University of Iceland (UI) is the leading university in Iceland and plays an active role in society and in the international scientific community. It is a state university, situated in the heart of Reykjavík, the capital of Iceland.
UI comprises five schools and 25 faculties offering over 400 different programmes of study. It is the only university in Iceland offering undergraduate and graduate programmes in all major academic disciplines, including doctoral degrees in most fields of study. There are a total of 13,000 students enrolled at the University, including almost 1,400 international students. The number of employees is over 1,600.