Open Access policy

Gripla is an open access journal which means that all content is freely available without charge to the user or his/her institution. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of the articles in this journal without asking prior permission from the publisher or the author as long as your purpose is non-commercial (CC BY-NC-SA 4.0). 

License terms

The journal is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License, CC BY-NC-SA 4.0.

Copyright and permissions

Gripla allows the author(s) to hold and retain the copyright without restrictions.

Preservation Policy

The journal is submitted to Rafhlaðan, which is a digital archive for long time preservation of the National and University Library of Iceland (

Processing and submission charges

Gripla does not collect any article submission or processing charges. 

Printed edition

Gripla is also available in print. Subscription can be ordered by sending an e-mail to the university bookshop at the University of Iceland:

The publisher

Gripla is published by the Árni Magnússon Institute for Icelandic Studies.  The Árni Magnússon Institute for Icelandic Studies is an academic research institute on university level, operating on an independent budget and answering directly to the Ministry of Education. Its role is to: 1) Conduct research on Icelandic Studies and related scholarly topics, especially in the field of Icelandic language and literature, 2) Disseminate knowledge in these fields, and, 3) Preserve and augment the collections within its care.