House of Icelandic studies – contract signing
Last Monday IAV and Ministry of Education, Science and Culture & University of Iceland a contract for 1st. Phase of the project House of Icelandic studies, the earthwork.
The contract amount is approximately 98 million IKR. It was the minister of Education, Science and Culture Mrs. Katrin Jakobsdottir took the first ground for the new building.
In the future the new building will host The Arni Magnusson institute of Icelandic studies and Icelandic- and culture departments at University of Iceland.
Construction has already begun and is expected to finish at the end of May.