The Institute of Public Administration and Politics publishes The Icelandic Review of Politics and Administration, IRPA, focusing on themes in Icelandic politics and policy.  Journal articles are published in English or Icelandic, with  abstracts and bibliographic information in English accompanying peer reviewed articles that are written and published in Icelandic. Online, two issues are published annually, and include non-peer reviewed articles of general interest as well as reviews of recently published books touching on the institute‘s field of research. A print edition of all peer-reviewed articles in the full volume is published in  the succeeding year. 

 IRPA was launched in 2005. The current (May 2015) subscription rate is ISK 4100 per volume. To subscribe to future volumes or to purchase back volumes please contact the institute via e-mail

Public Sector Innovation
The institute also hosts, in collaboration with the Ministry of Finance, the The Association of Directors of Government Institutions, Innovation Center Iceland and Rannis – the Icelandc Research Fund, the website, to promote innovation in public organizations and governance.

Annual Reports
The institute's annual reports are written and published in Icelandic and are available here.

Other Publications
Several reports, brochures and handbooks have been published by the institute. Pdf-versions of the publications –  in Icelandic – are available here.

Programme brochures
The Faculty of Political Science offers a variety of programmes in political science, international affairs, journalism, gender studies, European studies and more. Public administration is offered at the graduate level, leading to a post graduate diploma or a Master of Public Administration degree, with several specializations available. Icelandic is the language of instruction in the programmes in Public Administration although some individual courses may be offered in English. Brochures with information, in Icelandic, about the faculty‘s programmes are available here.


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