Are you interested in meeting young people and learning more about Danish culture?
At Silkeborg Højskole we welcome students from all countries.
The main language of teaching is Danish but you may also choose from a selection of subjects specifically taught in English. Furthermore, English interpretation will be provided in most common activities.
About the school
We offer courses of durations of 5, 6 or 10 months. You may choose from five different main subjects. However, if you do not speak Danish at all, we recommend you join our international programme Change Makers which is taught in English. You may also pick and choose between more than 35 different optional subjects in creating your schedule to fit your personal interests.
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Our core subjects
Taught in English
Study Trips (more than 2 weeks)
Courses and topics
Silkeborg Højskole offers six main subjects of which the majority of subjects are suitable for non Danish-speaking students. However, Politics & Debate require fluency in Danish.
- Change Makers (Taught in English)
- Nature and Outdoor life
- Sports and Water sports
- Politics & Debate
We also offer common subjects such as:
- Intercultural learning (in English)
- Social change through art (in English)
And a large variety of optional subjects within:
- Creative workshops
- Music workshops
At Silkeborg Højskole international involvement is an important part of our DNA. In both classes and social activities we encourage dialogue and understanding between our Danish students and students from different geographical and cultural backgrounds.
Please contact us if you have any questions.