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Institute of International Affairs, University of Iceland)
The aim of the Institute of International Affairs of the University of Iceland is to strenghten the position of Iceland in the society of nations. The Institute encourages co-operation and discussions between scholars, the public and other parties interested in Icelandic foreign affairs and international politics in general. The Institute serves as a forum for academic relations and interdisciplinary research projects for companies both in the private and public sector. Professionalism and accountability are the principles the Institute promotes in all its work.
The aim of the Institute is to serve as a leading force in the research of international affairs and small state studies and increase the quality and offering of a number of courses on international affairs and small states in both undergraduate and graduate studies. Furthermore, to carry out service projects for the private sector and public bodies. To reach these goals the Institute will encourage co-operation between scholars, the private sector and public bodies in the field of international affairs and offer conferences, seminars and lectures.