MLSS 2014, Reykjavik
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MLSS Venue

The MLSS will be held in Reykjavik, the capital of Iceland, in Reykjavik University. Reykjavik and its environs offer a unique mix of culture and varied nature, from glaciers to waterfalls to geysers and thermal pools. Reykjavik is easily reachable by several airlines; travel information is available on the local information page.

The Campus at Reykjavik University

Reykjavik University

Set in one of the most beautiful areas of Reykjavik, in the shadow of Perlan and the Öskjuhlið forest and right next to Iceland's only geothermal beach, the newly built campus offers students modern first-rate facilities. The building has well equipped classrooms and students have 24-hour access to the spacious study facilities, and the thriving campus is friendly and welcoming with over 3000 students and 500 dedicated faculty and staff.

Getting Here

  • By bus

    The Reykjavik bus company, Straeto, operates the number 19 bus that serves the university twice an hour. The route can be viewed here, the University is marked, Nauthólsvík- HR, the bus stops at Gamla and Nordica stops near the Grand Hotel (site of the AISTATS conference) and at the main bus terminals in down town Reykjavik, where connecting buses can be picked up. Tickets can be purchased on the bus (with cash and exact change) or at the Straeto service desk, which is located in Hlemmur, the main bus terminal in Reykjavik, or BSÍ. Students are advised to purchase a roll of tickets at Hlemmur or BSÍ if they plan to use the bus regularly, as it is significantly cheaper.

  • By car

    There is free parking at the University except in zones A1- A3, which costs 120 ISK per hour from 08:00-16:00 on working days.

  • By foot or bike

    There are exceptional walking and cycling paths to the university which take you along the forest or coastal paths.