Experience danish culture. Come to uldum højskole in Denmark
At Uldum Højskole, you get an amazing opportunity to become better at Danish. You will be taught Danish grammar, Danish pronunciation, written Danish, and Danish culture. Additionally, you have regular folk high school courses with all the other young Danes that are also attending Uldum.
About the school
Uldum Højskole provide young Danes with an opportunity to extend their education in directions not included in the usual school curriculum, and without the pressure of exams.
At Uldum Højskole we welcome students from other countries to share that opportunity, while improving their knowledge of Danish language and culture.
The town of Uldum, with its environs, is home to a close-knit and friendly community of some 1200 inhabitants. It nestles in a typical Danish landscape of rich farmland and gentle wooded slopes. There is easy access to the larger towns of Vejle and Horsens, and Denmark’s second largest city, Aarhus, is less than an hour’s drive away.
Our core subjects
Danish for Foreigners
Ceramics and Raku
Study Trips (more than 2 weeks)
Courses and topics
CHOOSE BETWEEN 60 COURSES
You choose from 60 courses, create your own schedule, and decide whether you want to immerse yourself in e.g., art, sport, psychology, music, or several exciting academic subjects, or if you want to try a little bit of everything across all areas.
In short, you can shape your own folk high school stay at Uldum Højskole.
You’ll have the opportunity to challenge yourself and figure out what you want. You are guaranteed to make new Danish friends and create a network in Denmark.
All our teaching is in Danish.
Even though you have chosen the Danish course, there are still plenty of opportunities to try other exciting courses. We do not have course programmes like other folk high schools. Here, you put together your schedule. You choose from 60 courses. A schedule at Uldum Højskole consists of seven courses that you choose yourself. You get a new schedule every other month.
You can choose between courses in the following areas:
MUSIC AND THEATRE
PSYCHOLOGY AND PEDAGOGY
ART AND DESIGN
SOCIETY AND MEDIA
SPORTS AND SWIMMING
ANTHROPOLOGY AND SCIENCE
Accommodation, in comfortable one- and two- bed study rooms, for up to 100 students. A variety of attractive communal rooms provides space for students to relax and interact in their leisure time. There is a well-equipped gym, with a 25-metre swimming pool, a modern music studio with recording facilities, and workshops for ceramics and silversmithing.
FOLK HIGH SCHOOL LIFE
When the lessons are finished in the late afternoon, it is time for everything we call folk high school life. The swimming pool opens, people work in the workshops, play volleyball in the sports hall, relax in the common rooms, play music in the music house, sweat in the gym, and drink tea in one of the walk-in kitchens.
After dinner, there are a lot of options: concerts, bowling trips, or a trip to the cinema.
The weekends are a chapter of their own. On Fridays, there are events in our cosy café. It can be an casino night, karaoke, live band competitions in table football or dart.
On Saturdays and Sundays. You can relax in the common room, or attend ball games, walks, films.
The café is often the setting for parties; they are big, beautiful, theme parties with a lot of effort and imagination put into making them