Bronze League
University of Iceland

Iceland

University of Iceland, Saemundargata 2, 101 Reykjavik, Iceland

377 World
rank
1 Country
rank
Foundation year:
1911
Short name:
UICE
Type:
Public
Students:
13960
Faculty:
540
Faculty/Students Ratio:
26
:
1
Web-site:
www.hi.is
Region:
Europe
Location:
Reykjavik
  Dimension Rank Score
Overall 377 49.957
Teaching 598 27.17
Research 221 65.32
International Diversity 213 64.86
Financial Sustainability 429 53.342
Additional Rankings Rank Score
Reputation Rankings 692 5.9
Research Perfomance Rankings 62 86.665
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TEACHING
World Rank: 598
Country rank: 1
Score: 27.17
League: World League
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name
Indicator
weight
40 %
Academic staff per students 20 %
Academic staff per bachelor degrees awarded 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per academic staff 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per bachelor degrees awarded 20 %
World teaching reputation 20 %
RESEARCH
World Rank: 221
Country rank: 1
Score: 65.32
League: Silver League
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weight
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name
Indicator
weight
40 %
Citations per academic and research staff 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per admitted PhD 20 %
Normalized citation impact 20 %
Papers per academic and research staff 20 %
World research reputation 20 %
INTERNATIONAL DIVERSITY
World Rank: 213
Country rank: 1
Score: 64.86
League: Silver League
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weight
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name
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weight
10 %
Share of international academic staff 20 %
Share of international students 20 %
Share of international co-authored papers 20 %
Reputation outside region 20 %
International level 20 %
FINANCIAL SUSTAINABILITY
World Rank: 429
Country rank: 1
Score: 53.342
League: Copper League
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weight
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name
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weight
10 %
Institutional income per academic staff 20 %
Institutional income per students 20 %
Papers per research income 20 %
Research income per academic and research staff 20 %
Research income per institutional income 20 %

Overview

The University of Iceland is a progressive educational and scientific institution, renowned in the global scientific community for its research. It is a state university, situated in the heart of Reykjavik, the capital of Iceland. A modern, diversified and rapidly developing institution, the University of Iceland offers opportunities for study and research in almost 300 programmes spanning most fields of science and scholarship: Social Sciences, Health Sciences, Humanities, Education, Natural Sciences and Engineering.

Mission Statement

The University of Iceland is an international research university with strong obligations to Icelandic society, culture and language. The University is authorized to award doctoral degrees in all its fields of studies. The University collaborates closely with many of the worlds leading universities. Research activities at the University have grown rapidly in recent years, and international criteria show that the impact of the research has increased substantially. The University of Iceland has served the Icelandic community for more than 100 years and has been an active participant in the transformation of Icelandic society during this time. The University serves the Icelandic community best by being both a dynamic international research university and a leading Icelandic educational institution. In 2006 the University of Iceland set itself the ambitious long-term goal of becoming one of the leading universities in the world and specified numerous intermediate goals for this process. A second Strategic Plan in 2011 followed along the same lines.The University has comprehensively evaluated the implementation of the Strategic Plans, and ascertained that most of the intermediate goals have been achieved. Because of the current economic conditions in Iceland, the University focuses on harmonizing efforts and strengthening collaboration in teaching and research.