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Law: Welcome


In this subject guide you can find a selection of resources that can be helpful for students, researchers and curious minds. 

Library card

Foreign students have to apply for a library card. It's easy to do. Just fill out this form on our website.

Where to look?

Law books and journals are situated on the 3rd and 4th floor in the National & University Library. The main holdings are though in the law library which is on the 3rd floor in Lögberg, the faculty of law building.

Being the biggest law library in Iceland it holds around 10.000 books, latest volumes of around 30 printed journals and various reference material. 


Borrowing is confined to the students and staff of the Faculty of law but everyone is welcome to visit the library and make use of it´s resources. Access to a scanner is free for everyone.

The Law library´s opening hours in June 2024

Mondays 09.00-12.00
Tuesdays 13.00-16.00
Wednesdays 09.00-12.00
Thursdays 13.00-16.00

The library is closed from June 14th and reopens on August 7.

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.

Contact - Guðmundur lagabókasafn

Guðmundur Ingi Guðmundsson, MIS
Supervisor, Law Library of UI
Tel.: 525 4372

Contact the Library

To make a direct contact with the law library please email:

If you have any questions you can always contact the library via online chat, phone or email.