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The following requests are accepted:

  • Photographs of Icelandic manuscripts preserved by the Institute. The photographs may be suitable for publication or research. Photographs can be ordered here.
  • Audio recordings from the Institute's ethnology collection, to be used for scholarly or artistic purposes and/or publication as the case may be. Requests can be sent to thjodfraedi [at]
  • Instruction is provided by the Institute's instructor. The instruction takes place in the Culture House on Hverfisgata. Not available spring term 2020.
  • For access to documents from the Institute's archive, contact the archivist at: skjalasafn [at]
  • Study facilities in the institution's premises are available for scholars and university students in postgraduate studies.
  • Application for access to study facilities.