Arnamagnæan Institute has been established in 1955 conducting teaching and research in study of manuscripts in Arnamagnæan. It collects Arnamagnæan manuscript, studies it. Icelandic scholars and antiquarian has contributed/donated to University of Copenhagen in year 1730 Arnamagnæan Commission has established in 1772 it is the administration body for Arnamagnæan Foundation it is part of Árni Magnússons private estate, all financial support is provided for collection of manuscripts, publication of text editions and etc. Arnamagnæan Institute conducts research mainly in the area of philology, language studies, manuscript studies. Languages like Norwegian, old Icelandic and Faroese focused on and even modern Icelandic and Faroese and old Danish and Swedish languages are also part of research. Arnamagnæan Institute conducts courses in following subjects • East Norse • The Nordic languages in the middle ages • Old Icelandic • Modern Icelandic language and literature • Modern Faroese language and literature • Old Norse-Icelandic literature Main function of Arnamagnæan Institute is to preserve and conduct studies following the terms laid by Arnamagnæan foundation in 1760. Collections of almost 3000 items now has been divided among Copenhagen and Reykjavik. All of these collections has also made entry in UNESCO’s Memory of World Register as a recognitions of the historical value. Bibliotheca Arnamagnæan and Editiones Arnamagnæanæ is published by Arnamagnæan Institute in collaboration with Arnamagnæan Commission. These are available for public in Arnamagnæan Insistutite. Apart from these a new series is under development it is titled Editiones Arnamagnæanæ Electronicæ. Facilities: Arnamagnæan Institute has a photographic studio and conservation workshop, and manuscript reading room and a vast library with is house for many volumes of Nordic countries language and culture spanning from middle ages to till date. Arrangements are made for viewing these manuscript to school students, associations and whoever are interested in them. History: Arnamagnæan Institute is started in 1956 as a independent institute under the supervision of Faculty of Humanities of Copenhagen University. Main aim of the Arnamagnæan Institute is to conduct research in Arnamagnæan manuscript collections. All of these collections are been bequeathed to university by Icelandic philologist and historian Árni Magnússon in 1730. It contains manuscript of different language and different places like Danish, Nowergian, Swedish, Icelandic origins. Since main bulk of cmanuscript where from Icelandic origin, Danish parliament in 1965 ordered to return half of the collection to Iceland. These collections are currently housed in Árni Magnússon Institute for Icelandic Studies in Reykjavík.