Study in Iceland

If you want to study in Iceland, then you need to know which of its universities are right for you. Times Higher Educations World University Rankings take the top institutions in the world, and look at their performance across all of their core objectives: teaching, research, knowledge transfer and international outlook.

Iceland has 1 university in the overall Times Higher Educations World University Rankings.

Choosing where to study for a degree in Iceland is one of the biggest decisions you will ever make. THE’s student resources are here to help you make the right choice, particularly if you want to study abroad. Explore the university of Iceland below - we’ve pulled together some information that we hope will help you to decide where to study.

Use the map to see where Iceland’s top university is located, and if any institutions are of particular interest, you can click on their name, or the “explore” button, to find out more. We’ve also pulled in information about how much Iceland is investing in its higher education, and also how many people live there.

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Top universities in Iceland

University Rank*
University of Iceland 201-250th

Statistics about Iceland

  • Expenditure on education out of total expenditure 15.42%
  • Of which, on higher education 19.42%
  • Enrollment rate in higher education 82.23%
  • Population 330,823
  • Unemployment 5%
  • Annual GDP 3.96%
Data source: The World Bank