University of Akureyri

The University of Akureyri was established in 1987 in northern Iceland. It has four programmes, including fisheries science and management studies and a total enrollment of about 500 students. Both the MRI and the IFL have branches in Akureyri and research staff have teaching duties at the university. The University of Akureyri has good connections to the fishing industry which is strong and varied in the district.