The academic programme is a comprehensive introduction to Faroese language. The programme includes 50 lessons in grammar and language exercises. In addition there will be some lectures on different aspects of Faroese culture and society.

About 20 students can be accepted at the Institute, and university students from all countries can apply. Students must have knowledge of other Scandinavian or Germanic languages and know the basic concepts of grammar.

Students who pass a final test at the end of the course are provided with a certificate (10 ECTS/European Credit Transfer and Accu-mulation System).


Classes are scheduled five days a week, Monday through Friday, in the morning and the afternoon.

Languages of instruction will be Faroese and English. Class attendance is obligatory.

Application form will be available from June/July 2017, and the application deadline is April 15, 2018.

The tuition fee for the course is DKK 6,500. Deadline for payment: May 23, 2018

Accommodation can be arranged at Føroya Fólkaháskúli for DKK 3,500 for the duration of the course.

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