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Free online courses from The University of Iceland

The University of Iceland is a progressive comprehensive research university situated in the heart of Iceland’s capital city, Reykjavik. The University is dedicated to providing high quality programmes, developing effective teaching methods, integrating teaching and research, and providing learners opportunities to engage in authentic project-based learning in cooperation with Icelandic society and industry. The University of Iceland focuses on research as the driving force of new knowledge and of societal progress. The University’s emphasis on progressive research and innovation has earned it a place amongst the highest-ranked universities by several prestigious international entities. The University has, thus, been listed on the Academic Ranking of World Universities by ShanghaiRanking Consultancy and the Times Higher Education World University Rankings. Knowledge creation should have a positive impact on society. The University strives to use its resources to promote equality, diversity, and sustainability in Iceland and to integrate those values across its research and education programmes. Learn more on our website at

The University of Iceland MOOCs

Browse free online courses in a variety of subjects. The University of Iceland courses found below can be audited free or students can choose to receive a verified certificate for a small fee. Select a course to learn more.