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Doctoral students: Welcome!

University Network - VPN

Some e-sources are only available to students and staff of UI. To connect to the University Network off campus a VPN connection is necessary. Help is available at the IT Help Desk at Háskólatorg.

Library card

Your library card is included in the registration fee of the University of Iceland. Foreign students need to fill out a request for the library card.

Welcome to the National and University Library of Iceland

Our goal is to help you succeed in your studies by providing practical assistance and valid information for your subject.

Please visit our website for more information about library services and facilities.

Visit the library! Tours are also available by request (7 people minimum)

Need help? Drop in at the Library during opening hours - the reference desk is open 8:15-16:00 Mon-Fri (winter), e-mail us at, call at 525-5600 or use the live chat during opening hours. 

Visit the Library

Feel free to visit the library during opening hours. We are conveniently located on campus, only a five minute walk from the Main building.



Hilma Gunnarsdóttir, MA/MIS
Information services and user education
Tel: 525 5739

Need a place to study?

On 3rd and 4th floor you can find quiet places to study. The 2nd floor is suitable for conversation and group work. We also have group study rooms that can be booked online and graduate students working on their final theses can apply for a reading room.