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Brand new Master's degree: Nordics in the Global Society February 26. 2020

Brand new Master's degree: Nordics in the Global Society

We would like to proudly introduce our brand new Master's degree programme, entirely taught onlin...

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Equality Days 2020 January 30. 2020

Equality Days 2020

Equality days, which are held by all the universities in Iceland, will be held on February 3 - 7, and related events will be held in all schools. Gender equality days combine the various dimensions of equality and feminism and explore diversity, privilege, silence, the struggle for equality, power and discrimination. Emphasis is placed on the opportunities created by putting ideas of the norm - the "normal" - and the subordinate under the microscope.

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Visitors from our partner institution Otaru University, Hokkaido, Japan January 10. 2020

Visitors from our partner institution Otaru University, Hokkaido, Japan

On the 10th of January, we had the pleasure to meet Professor Dr Anazawa Makoto, Director of Head...

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Bifröst University establishes cooperation with the University of Jinan in China and works toward empowering the Icelandic Research Center November 25. 2019

Bifröst University establishes cooperation with the University of Jinan in China and works toward empowering the Icelandic Research Center

On November 7 and 8, a delegation headed by the Rector of Bifröst University, Dr. Vilhjálmur Egilsson, accompanied by Dr. Francesco Macheda, visited the University of Jinan in China. This university has more than 37.000 students, and it is recognized as one of the most advanced educational and scientific research center of the Shandong Province, one the wealthiest and culturally important areas of China

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Eiríkur Bergmann and Heather McRobie attend a conference on constitution making in Glasgow November 10. 2019

Eiríkur Bergmann and Heather McRobie attend a conference on constitution making in Glasgow

Two faculty members of the Faculty of Law and Social Sciences, Professor Eirikur Bergmann and Associate Professor Heather McRobie, attended a conference on 'Constitution-making and deliberative democracy', funded by COST (European Cooperation in Science and Technology), at the University of Glasgow on the 24th-25th October. Participants engaged in a wide ranging discussion on how constitution drafting processes can and should be as inclusive as possible.

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Francesco Macheda presents hil latest work in China October 29. 2019

Francesco Macheda presents hil latest work in China

Francesco Macheda, Assistant Professor in Political Economy at Bifröst University, will present his latest work at the prestigious Institute of World Economics and Politics (IWEP) at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences in Beijing on the 31st of October. The aim of his research, titled “Chinese Road to Autocentric Development in the Light of Samir Amin’s Theory of Unequal Exchange”, co-authored with his Italian colleague Roberto Nadalini, is to investigate the use of methods of strategic and short-term planning by the Chinese authorities, which have allowed the country to challenge the relations of dependency historically imposed on the global periphery.

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The fourth managerial meeting of DT.Uni hosted at Bifröst October 15. 2019

The fourth managerial meeting of DT.Uni hosted at Bifröst

Last September, Bifröst University hosted the fourth managerial meeting for the Erasmus+ Strategic Partnership Project, DT.Uni. Project participants are seven European universities and the aim of the consortium is to integrate the methods of Design Thinking into the workings of today‘s university, with focus on three groups of stakeholders; namely students, academic staff and managerial staff.

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Meet Dr Heather McRobie our new full-time Associate professor at the Faculty of Social Sciences and Law September 27. 2019

Meet Dr Heather McRobie our new full-time Associate professor at the Faculty of Social Sciences and Law

Could you tell a little bit about yourself in general? Sure! I am an academic who looks at consti...

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Meet Farhana Akter our international student from Bangladesh September 25. 2019

Meet Farhana Akter our international student from Bangladesh

Where do you come from and what were you doing back in your home country? I have come from Bangla...

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