A folk high school is...

… a school where you live and learn together. There are no prerequisites, no exams, and no grades. Your motivation and interests are the main driving force.

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Endowment 


Ukrainian and Russian students can apply for endowment to attend courses at Danish folk high schools.

Endowment for Ukrainiens and Russians

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And learn about the Danish folk high schools in English.

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Courses & Subjects

The danish folk high schools offers learning opportunities in more than 300 different subjects.

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What's Denmark like?

There are 70 folk high schools spread out across Denmark's 16,576 square miles. But what is our little country with only 5,7 million inhabitants like?

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Find a folk high school

Choose between 70 folk high schools and more than 300 different subjects

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Global Folk High School Movement

Join the community of people from all around the world working professionally as folk high school practitioners, researchers or in other ways working with thoughts surrounding the special pedagogical praxis of the folk high school.

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10 lessons from the Folk High School

On the occasion of the 175th anniversary of the Danish folk high schools, the publisher Forlaget Højskolerne has published 10 Lessons from the Folk High School.

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