The Regulation for Scientific Research in the Health care Sector is adminstrated by the Ministry of Welfare. At the ministry website you find all law and regulations that regard scientific research and people.

On the Scientific site of Landspitali you find the Landspitali research committee, strategy and research grants.

Research at Landspitali is subject to authorisation by one of the hospital committees. Applications for research concernig patients are made to the Scientific Ethical Committee. Applications for research concerning staff are made to the Public Administratin Committee (email:

For further information please contact the Division of Research, Education and Innovation.

The University of Iceland, Faculty of Nursing and Landspitali jointly operate and Institution for Nursing Research.  

The Research Centre within the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Iceland has four institutes / centres. Links to research grants are provided on the site.