ABOUT VERÖLD – HOUSE OF VIGDÍS
Veröld – House of Vigdís is University of Iceland’s most recent building, housing Vigdís Finnbogadóttir Institute of Foreign Languages, The Vigdís International Centre for Multilingualism and Intercultural Understanding and, the University’s Faculty of Languages and Cultures.
With the building, the Vigdís Finnbogadóttir Institute of Foreign Languages has an appropriate setting and forum in which to nurture interest in language and culture.
Information on the opening hours of Veröld can be found here.
The winning proposal of an open competition held for a design for the building, was that of architects Kristján Garðarson, Haraldur Örn Jónsson, Gunnlaugur Magnússon and Hjörtur Hannesson of Andrúm studio.
The building was formally opened by University Rector Jón Atli Benediktsson and Vigdís Finnbogadóttir on 20 April, 2017.