Grantees should contact their respective universities if they wish to apply for university housing. Host institutions should also be able to assist with finding housing off campus.
The University of Iceland has housing for which full-time students can apply.
Gamli Garður is on campus, at Hringbraut 29. The building was opened in 1934 but renovated in 2014. There are 43 rooms for students in the building, with shared bathroom and kitchen facilities. Gamli Garður is the most affordable housing option for students at the University of Iceland. You can find more information on the Student Housing community website.
- Laundry room
- Bicycle storage
- Garbage storage
Common bathroom and kitchen facilities are situated on each floor. Common laundry room and bicycle storage is found on the first floor. Common recreational facilities are on the top floor. The auditorium on second floor is available to residents for free for meetings or parties.
Reykjavík University assists its international students with housing. Information on student housing options and prices at RU can be found on their student housing webpage. You can also contact their international student adviser for further information regarding their housing availability.
The Icelandic University of the Arts does not provide student housing but should provide assistance to grantees in their search for suitable housing.
Universities or colleges outside the Reykjavík area are the University of Akureyri, Bifröst University, the Agricultural University of Iceland at Hvanneyri and Hólar University College. In some cases university housing may be available, but in other cases your host will help you to find appropriate housing.