Opening Ceremony for New Students 2022 

Dear newcomers,   
We would like to invite you to the opening ceremony of the Iceland University of the Arts on Friday the 19th of August at Laugarnesvegur 91 at 13:30 – 14:10 
Please use the east side entrance, facing Laugarnesvegur.   
Fríða Björk Ingvarsdóttir, IUA‘s rector, welcomes students and an alumni addresses students with a motivational speech. Student services and the student council will be introduces and IUA´s managing director Haukur Björnsson, will discuss safety and welfare.  
On Monday, August 22nd  at 13:00, students will be welcomed by their perspective departments:   
  • Department of Architecture - Þverholt 11  
  • Department of Design - Þverholt 11  
  • Department of Music - Skipholt 31   
  • Department of Fine Arts – Laugarnesvegur 91  
  • Department of Performing Arts - Laugarnesvegur 91  
  • Department of Arts Education – Laugarnesvegur 91  
  • Department of Film - Borgartún 1   
On the 16th of August, at 14:00 hours an online orientation will be held on Teams for foreign speaking students. Link HERE.
Regular teaching will start on Tuesday August 23d according to plan.