Suhrs Højskole

Suhrs Højskole is a food folk high school in the heart of Copenhagen. We care about food, culture, gastronomy and living the good life. We focus on a wide range of topics regarding food, sustainability and movement. Suhrs Højskole equals great ambitions, creativity and friendship – we hope you will join us!

About the school

Join the food folk high school in Copenhagen

Suhrs Højskole is a folk high school in the middle of Copenhagen. We care about food, culture, gastronomy, health and living the good life.

If you attend a course at Suhrs Højskole you will gain fundamental knowledge of food, raw ingredients and consumption - and you will gain the necessary timing of food preparation and grip of the kitchen. Furthermore you will get insight into various fields such as health and sustainability in order to create a sound framework for your life. 

Surhs Højskole is also an opportunity to live in central Copenhagen and learn about Danish culture and interact with young Danes.

We believe that good food, taste and sustainability is important parts in creating a good life. That's why we care about common meals and discussing the future of food.

We hope you want to join us here at Suhrs!

Our core subjects

Sustainabilty og Ecology
Nature and Environment
Ceramics and Raku
Body and Mind

Courses and topics

Food, sustainability and movement 

We have four main fields of study on the long courses:

Green Transition and Sustainability

All students choose two of the above fields. In addition we offer a vast array of other subjects as well as lectures, joint classes, outings, cultural events, parties etc.

We also have common activities or theme days for all the students. The subject could be anything from debates to tastings. Here are some of our common activities:

World Cuisine
Gatherings in the morning
Food events
Special afternoons or evening

Practical information


As a foreign student at Suhrs Højskole you must be prepared for the fact that all teaching takes place in Danish. Therefore you must be able to speak and understand Danish to a certain degree.

Stay at the school

You can choose either to be a day student or a boarding school student. There are cozy rooms available for students to live in at the school. If you choose not to live at the school, you’ll have to find accommodation on your own.

Check out our Instagram or Facebook and learn more about our everyday life at Suhrs. 

Stop by the school for a tour - or phone +45 33 12 80 53 if you have any questions. 

Our current courses

Short courses

Topic, 30. June - 6. July, 1 week
Topic, 30. June - 6. July, 1 week
Topic, 30. June - 6. July, 1 week

Long courses


Get the schools catalogs

Catalog long courses

School Type

Specialised Schools


The cost depends on whether or not you live at the school. 

Read more about our prices here.

Financial support

We can in special cases provide financial support. Please contact us for further information.

About accommodation

Accomodations: 50



We travel 10 days to Italy. In spring we visit the region of Emilia Romagna and in the fall we travel to the region of Liguria. 


We love food - and want you to enjoy yours no matter the preference. You are welcome to eat meat, vegetarian or vegan during the course, and we can easily accommodate allergies and religious considerations. Please tell us in advance. 

Contact school

Suhrs Højskole
Pustervig 8
1126 København K

Phone number: 33 12 80 53
Manager: Rasmus Willig