Agricultural University of Iceland

country rank  7
world rank  9185

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University Overview

Founded in 2005, Agricultural University of Iceland is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the rural setting of the village of Borgarnes (population range of under 2,500 inhabitants), Western Region. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Mennta- og menningarmálaráðuneyti (Ministry of Education, Science and Culture, Iceland), Agricultural University of Iceland (LbhÍ) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: under-250 students) coeducational higher education institution. Agricultural University of Iceland (LbhÍ) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 13 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this Icelandic higher education organization a least selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name Landbúnaðarháskóli Íslands
Acronym LbhÍ
Founded 2005 Origins date back to 1889

University Location

Address Hvanneyri
Borgarnes (population range: under 2,500)
311 Western Region
T +354 433 5000
F +354 433 5001

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Int'l student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 80-90%
Admission Office Hvanneyri
Borgarnes 311
+354 433 5019

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range under-250
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 50-99
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Continuous
Campus Setting Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Mennta- og menningarmálaráðuneyti


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Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018