The goal of the Iceland University of the Arts
is to: 

  • Be at the forefront of developing higher education in arts and to offer outstanding student-oriented education.
  • Enhance research culture in the academic field of the arts and to become a larger part of Iceland’s research community.
  • Expand areas of contact with the community and develop a variety of ways to mediate art and research.
  • Bring all activities under one roof by strengthening infrastructure for ideological benefit and a stronger community.