University of Iceland Libraries

National and University Library of Iceland

The National and University Library of Iceland is the library of the University of Iceland according to a contract between the two institutions. Students at the University of Iceland enjoy certain privileges at the library. They get their library cards for free and they also get a 50% discount on various paid services at the library.

Law Library in Lögberg 

The branch for the Faculty of Law is on the 3rd floor in Lögberg in the University of Iceland, tel: 525 4372

 Opening hours    a.m.    p.m.   
Monday 10:00-12:30   1:00-4:00     
Tuesday 10:00-12:30 1:00-4:00
Wednesday Closed 1:00-4:00
Thursday 10:00-12:30    1:00-4:00
Friday 10:00-12:30 Closed 

The branch houses about 10.000 books, latest printed issues of journals and various handbooks. Most items are for on-site use, although teachers of the Faculty of Law, students working on thesis and students working on BA thesis can borrow books for off-site use.

Health Sciences Library of Landspitali and UI School of Health Sciences

The library is an academic special library in health sciences which mainly serves employees of the Landspitali University Hospital and students and staff of the UI School of Health Sciences.
Collections and resources are mostly in electronic format and the library aims to provide access to diverse information resources in most fields of health sciences.

The Health Sciences Library is located at Rauðarárstígur 10, 2nd floor, Tel. 543 1450, email:
Opening hours: Weekdays 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

The School of Education Library

The School of Education Library is a specialized library in the field of pedagogy, education and training, covering all the subjects taught in the school. It provides access to information and services relating to teaching, study and research.

The library is located on the ground floor in the Hamar building at the School of Education in Stakkahlíð, Tel. 525 5930, Email:

Opening hours:
Winter: Monday – Thursday 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m., Friday 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Summer: Monday – Friday 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.