Erasmus+ Partner Universities in Iceland This page shows our Erasmus partner universities in Iceland. University of Iceland The University of Iceland is a progressive educational and scientific institution, renowned in the global scientific community for its research. It is a state university, situated in the heart of Reykjavík, the capital of Iceland. A modern, diversified, and rapidly developing institution, the University of Iceland offers opportunities for study and research in over 400 programmes spanning most fields of science and scholarship. Some of the resources available at the University are uniquely Icelandic. These include the manuscripts preserved in the Árni Magnússon Institute, Icelandic census records dating from 1703, exceptionally complete genealogical data, and climatological, glaciological, seismic, and geothermal records. Agricultural University of Iceland (AUI) The Agricultural University of Iceland, AUI, plays a key role in developing societal issues related to agriculture, use of natural resources, planning, design, environment and climate, as well as issues concerning the society and economy as a whole. The AUI’s role is extensive and of great importance. It concerns our vital life conditions regarding food, safety, access to clean air, clean water and clean energy, which the diversity and balance of ecosystems is built on. For the past few years there has been a paradigm shift in many of these issues and most people now realize the need to react.