The University of Akureyri is a young institution, founded on September 5, 1987 in the city of Akureyri in the north part of Iceland. It has grown since then, especially in the last few years as more facilities have been established. 1,382 students attended the university in the autumn semester of 2007, around 450 of them doing so through distance education, making the university the largest provider of distance education in the country. Also, the enrollment at the University of Akureyri makes up 9% of the entire university enrollment in Iceland. In 1988, the library was officially added to...
|Founded:||September 5, 1987|
|School type:||Public university|