Health care

Please make sure that you have a valid health care insurance for your stay in Iceland.


The emergency number in Iceland is 112.  


The Lyfja pharmacy chain has an outlet in Borgarnes. Opening hours are 10:00 - 18:00 work days and 10:00-14:00 Saturdays. Please contact our International Office, on if you need further assistance. 

HVE Borgarnes - health care clinic

Borgarbraut 65
Tel.: 432 1430

Open 08:00–16:00 on working days.
On call doctor/nurse, after day time service, at 16:00 – 08:00 and on weekdays, please call 1700 

Emergency dentist

If you need dental care, please contact our International Office, on

Health care in Reykjavík


Why Bifröst?

  1. Constant workload trains students in group and team work
  2. Small university that emphasises personal service
  3. We aim for personal development and social participation
  4. Friendly campus for individuals and families
  5. Active quality control and innovative teaching methods