Akureyri – a university town

The community in Akureyri is active and diverse, offering everything from coffee shops to cultural institutions that attract talented people from all over Iceland. Concerts, theatre, visual arts, literature. It is simple to be environmentally friendly in Akureyri as everything is within easy reach. There is breathtaking nature everywhere around. Mountains that some climb and others slide down.

It’s all up to you. Just like life. What you are after. What you want.

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Announcing the Appointment of the 2019-2020 Nansen Professor

Announcing the Appointment of the 2019-2020 Nansen Professor

Gunnar Rekvig has been selected as the 2019-2020 Nansen Professor in Arctic studies at the University of Akureyri.
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Giorgio Baruchello in collaboration with an US journal

Giorgio Baruchello in collaboration with an US journal

Giorgio Baruchello’s articles on Mother Pelican – A Journal of Solidarity and Sustainability
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Mrs. Vigdís Finnbogadóttir honorary doctorate at the University of Akureyri

Mrs. Vigdís Finnbogadóttir honorary doctorate at the University of Akureyri

The School of Health Sciences grant Mrs. Vigdís Finnbogadóttir honorary doctorate within the field of health sciences.
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