Kalø Højskole

Welcome to Kalø! Danish Language, Culture and Nature

About the school

"Højskolen på Kalø" is a danish folk high school located in some of the most beautiful nature in Danmark. We are surrounded by sea, forest and small hills. We offer a course in Dansk Sprog og Kultur (Danish Language and Culture) and we get students each year form all continents. We teach danish in several levels - starting from level 1 with beginners to our highest level with more advanced danish.

Possibility for internships in local businesses, schools or organisations. 

Our core subjects

Sustainabilty og Ecology
Outdoor Life
Hunting and Fishing
Nature and Environment
Danish for Foreigners
Body and Mind
Social Science

Courses and topics

Elective classes: 

  • I form (Sports, croos fit, running, yoga etc)
  • Outdoor (Kayaking, hiking, climbing etc)
  • Art and culture (Photographing, music, drawing etc)

Practical information

The school is located in beautiful surroundings near the sea and vast expanses of woods with excellent public transport to the towns of Aarhus, Grenå, Randers and Ebeltoft.

Visit our website in English

School Type

General and Grundtvigian Schools


24 ugers højskolekurser 

Dansk Sprog og Kultur: 36.000 kr all inclusive

Outdoor Ranger: 38.000 kr all inclusive

18 ugers højskolekurser

Dansk Sprog og Kultur: 28.500 kr all inclusive

Outdoor Ranger: 30.500 kr all inclusive

About accommodation

Accomodations: 80

Single or doublerooms


On "Dansk Sprog og Kultur" we travel in Denmark. We introduce you to the hidden treasures in Denmark, and we give you acces to some of the most influencial organisations and individuals in the danish society and culture life. 

Contact school

Kalø Højskole
Skovridervej 1
8410 Rønde

Phone number: 86 37 12 86
Manager: Kenneth Degnbol