The Vigdís Finnbogadóttir Foreign Languages Center was yesterday formally opened to the world.
University of Iceland Professor of Epidemiology, Unnur Anna Valdimarsdóttir has been awarded a 2 million Euro (USD 2.1 million) Consolidator Grant from the European Research Council.
A record four hundred people have signed up for Icelandic as a second language at the University of Iceland this fall.
Yesterday, a cornerstone was laid for the Vigdís Finnbogadóttir Building for Foreign Languages at Brynjólfsgata 1 in Reykjavík.
A 26-year-old man has been charged by the Reykjavík District Court with attempted murder for an attack in the early hours of Sunday March 6, which took place at the student common area at the University of Iceland.
A strike of close to 5,000 members of SFR Union of Public Workers and the Icelandic Union of Nurses’ Aides began at midnight.