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International students: Welcome

Need help?

Need a Library Card?

To get a Library Card, international students need to fill out a special application form online. Once the card is ready, it can be picked up at the circulation desk. 

Need a place to study?

On 3rd and 4th floor you can find quiet space for individual study. The 2nd floor is suitable for conversation and group work. In addition to that we have a few study rooms for groups that you can reserve online

International Office

The International Office manages the international affairs of the University of Iceland.


Welcome to The National and University Library of Iceland! Our goal is to help you succeed in your studies. We can teach you how to find materials for your research - including books, articles and more. We hope that the library will become a home away from home for you and your research! 

Explore the services that we offer. 

Contact us for assistance

Information specialists are available at the service desk on 2nd floor between  8:15-16 mon-fri. They can assist with searching for sources and finding library materials, the bibliographic tool (EndNote) and more.

You can contact them by email at, phone tel. 525 5685 or use the library chat on the library's website.

Orientation Autumn 2020