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Bornholms Højskole

Glass, Ceramics, Outdoor, Art, Jewelry and Music require and develop your creativity, craftsmanship, and skills of reflection. Join an exciting journey to Bornholm into the world of creativity. Take the chance and go on in your life together with your new possibilities. Half of the weekly teaching consists of basic general subjects.

About the school

Welcome to the Folk High School of Bornholm

At Bornholm Folk High School, emphasis is placed on art and cultural understanding. All applicants must be at least 17½ years of age.

Look forward to a close and intense school life, where there is emphasis on freedom to develop and respect for others as well as for the group as a whole.
There is space for displaying skills and peace for absorption and development. Our teachers are well trained in their subjects, and there is a possibility to receive study and existential guidance.

The art subjects prepare students for further work in design and art institutions. The Art Academy's Design School, Bornholm, (previously known as the Glass and Ceramic School) is located in Nexø.

We have a close and intensive school life, with emphasis on freedom of expression and respect for others.

Our core subjects

Sustainabilty og Ecology
Outdoor Life
Ceramics and Raku

Courses and topics

Main courses

  • Ceramics
  • Glass Art
  • Jewelry Design
  • Art
  • Outdoor


Possible electives e.g. Design, Podcast and soundart, Music and choir, Photography, Ecology and sustainability, Art History etc.

Practical information

Our current courses

Long courses

School Type

Specialised Schools


1.450 DKK pr. week for a stay of 12-24 weeks (teaching, board and lodging), enrolment of 1.000 DKK plus 100-300 DKK. pr. week for materials/equipment.

About accommodation

Accomodations: 60

Contact school

Bornholms Højskole
Almindingsvej 35
3720 Aakirkeby

Phone number: 56 97 40 77
Manager: Niels Glahn