Bóksala Stúdenta

In addition to academic books, the bookstore has a wide selection of other books of all sorts and for all ages. Typically there are around 12,000 titles of various languages available. In addition, the store has a good selection of stationery, a wide range of University of Iceland branded products and gift products. In our online shop – boksala.is – you can shop for a variety of products. Our collaboration with Gardners Books Ltd, the leading international wholesale supplier, makes our webstore the largest on line bookshop in Iceland. You can also place a special order for books should you not find it at our on line shop. Bóksala Stúdenta is located in the heart of the University Centre and is open to everyone. We are within walking distance from the Reykjavík City Center and there is no shortage of parking facilities.

The University Bookstore – Bóksala Stúdenta – has been operated by the Icelandic Student Services FS, since 1968.

In recent years, Boksalen's product range has changed and become more diverse. In addition to a number of books of various kinds, the store has a selection of stationery, University of Iceland-branded products, small and gift items and toys for the youngest. In addition, students can find many useful things that are suitable for living in Student Gardens.

With us, you can also special order books that are not available elsewhere, you can special order both through the website, but you can also come to us in the shop and we will take care of this for you!

You can find all the products in the shop on our website, but we ship anywhere in the country and abroad as well. All information about our postal service can be found below. 


The Bookstore Café

In the Bookstore there is also a cozy cafe, Bókakaffi Stúdenta. There, visitors and pedestrians can sit down and have a quality coffee while reading a book and watching the life in the square. 

Bookstore café collaborates with Te & Kaffi and offers quality coffee and tea. In our cafe, you can also buy high-quality chocolate and freshly baked pastries. Like the store, Bókakaffi Stúdenta is not profit-driven and is therefore probably the cheapest cafe in town and well worth a visit, everyone is welcome, young and old!

Various events regularly take place in the Book Cafe, such as readings, presentations and book releases. We welcome everyone to have an event with us, but it doesn't cost anything, those interested can send us a mail at boksala@boksala.is to book the space.

Our store

Bóksala Stúdenta – is located in the heart of University College at the University of Iceland. Although the shop was established for the students and the products are priced for the student budget, the store is really open to everyone and everyone is most welcome to come and take advantage of our fine range of excellent products. We have stationery for all school grades, as well as notebooks and stationery for those who are taking their first steps at school.

At our webstore you can shop online for various products including our vast selection of books, both in Icelandic and other languages. Our collaboration with Gardners Books Ltd, the leading international wholesaler, makes our webstore the largest on line bookshop in Iceland.