Landspitali - The National University Hospital of Iceland is the leading hospital in Iceland and the largest workplace for employees in health care. It is funded by the Ministry of Welfare, supervised by the Directorate of Health and provides specialised and general care and has the capacity of approx. 700 beds.


The main role of Landspitali is threefold; service to patients, teaching and training of clinical staff and scientific research. The hospital offers diverse clinical services in outpatient clinics, day patient units, inpatient wards, critical care units, clinical laboratories and other divisions.

Its purpose is to supply health service of the highest quality, be competitive in world wide respective and it emphasizes on compassion, progress, safety and professionalism. 

The two main areas are at Hringbraut and at Fossvogur.
The Hringbraut area consists of a large number of buildings which includes the psychiatric, children and women buildings as well as the library/Faculty of Nursing, kitchen, laboratory and office buildings.

The organizational chart of the hospital.
Landspítali Strategy (pdf)
Envirionmental Management at Landspitali University Hospital - summary 2012-2017 (pdf) 
Environmental policy of Landspitali


Landspítali Hringbraut - main entrance

Landspítali Fossvogi - main entrance