The MLSS will be held in Reykjavik, the capital of Iceland, in
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
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.
- 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.