Brandbjerg Højskole

At Brandbjerg you will meet teachers with extraordinary passion for what they do. Teachers that have a genuine interest in you and your fellow students. You will make close friends and develop yourself in many ways. We treasure diversity and you will experience a campus atmosphere where everyone connects across subjects, interests and backgrounds.

About the school

We start classes in August, September and January 

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Brandbjerg Højskole is a modern folk high school, situated in the beautiful countryside of Denmark. We offer a vibrant and supportive community that provides an environment to experience some of the most unforgettable months of your life. A stay at Brandbjerg Folk High School is a unique introduction to Denmark and Danish culture and, who knows, perhaps a stepping stone to further studying in Denmark.

Our core subjects

Sustainabilty og Ecology
Outdoor Life
Ceramics and Raku
Body and Mind
Personal Development
Gender and sexuality
Project Management

Courses and topics

A broad variety of subjects are taught on Brandbjerg Højskole. We have over 60 different subjects gathered in 8 professional environments:

Musik på Brandbjerg Højskole
Music and Dance - we play better together
For those who want to explore music together with others in band, voice training, electronic or songwriting.


Bæredygtighed på Brandbjerg Højskole
Sustainability - The world in our hands
Work with practical sustainability with like-minded people.


Projektledelse på Brandbjerg Højskole
Project management - From idea to reality 
A number of exciting subjects that teach you how to create events at many levels.


Friluftsliv på Brandbjerg HøjskoleOutdoor life - What nature does to you - and what you do with nature
Enjoy outdoor life within many genres in some of Denmark's most beautiful scenery.


Personlig udvikling på Brandbjerg HøjskolePersonal development - Know yourself and understand the others
Get a deeper and more genuine contact with yourself and your outside world.


Kunst og håndværk på Brandbjerg HøjskoleArts and Crafts - Express yourself creatively
Exciting subjects in arts, crafts and creative subjects.


Politik og samfund på Brandbjerg HøjskolePolitics and society - The art of navigating in chaos
You can pursue political and social subjects along with like-minded people.


Idræt og leg på Brandbjerg HøjskoleSki and sports - use your body and mind! 
Exciting sports subjects and games that you can play with others.

See the schedule here

Practical information


Shower and toilet in all rooms


Big boulder wall for climbing

Sound studio for music students

Art and ceramic facilities

Theatre room

Assembly hall with cinema possibilities
Living room with flat screen TV

Table tennis

Table football


Beautiful park with lake

Untouched, hilly forest in the backyard (good for running and MTB)

3 shelters and campfire

We look forward to welcoming you!  

School Type

General and Grundtvigian Schools


See costs and practical info here.

About accommodation

Accomodations: 130



Travelling in the spring '24:

  • Skiing with Outdoor
  • Catalonia for everybody
  • Bouldering trip to Fountainebleau during the theme week

Rejser i efteråret '24:

Contact school

Brandbjerg Højskole
Brandbjergvej 12
7300 Jelling

Phone number: 75 87 15 00
Manager: Simon Lægsgaard