Details for Bifrost University
Type of Organization
Type of Education
Undergraduate, Post Graduate
Borgarnes, Borgarbyggd, Iceland
Sign Up Date to PRME
09 Aug 2011
Current Sharing Information on Progress Report Submission
13 Feb 2015
Sharing Information on Progress (2014)
Bifrost University submits one report for the years 2013 and 2014. The university has been through several reforms with new management on board.
Sharing Information on Progress (2012)
Bifröst University, which is a small campus university in West Iceland, joined PRiME in August 2011 and we are proud of the fact that we are the first university in Iceland to join the program. The decision to join PRiME was made in connection with the universities reevaluation of its strategy in order to implement the ideology of sustainable development, social responsibility and good governance.
Achievements Curriculum Integration in the Field of Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability
Emphasis on social responsibility and sustainability is visible here and there throughout the curriculum and programme design. It is our goal focus that vision for it to be visible in all faculties and be one of the main features distinguishing Bifrost University from other universities in Iceland. Being the first university in Iceland to sign up with the PRME-programme it is our hope that we can clear the path for others and implement PRME in Iceland wherever appropriate.
Achievements Research Development in the Field of Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability
Bifrost University presents itself as a university graduating leaders and administrators. As stated above a minimum emphasis has been on social responsibility. Bifrost has a clear vision in building up a network of research projects in connection with companies in the near community. A data base for semester projects, final projects at under graduate and graduate levels will be built up, with the aim of promoting social responsibility and sustainability.