Norwegian language and culture

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Want to get back in touch with your norwegian ancestors, explore the north part of Norway or just wish to learn a new language? Here, at our school you need no prior knowledge of Norwegian.

You choose one of the major subjects and follow this among norwegian students, but in addition you have 8 lessons a week with norwegian language. We offer major subjects within these areas:

Teaching takes place not only in the classroom, but students are also involved in long and short study tours where they can practice their language and also gain an insight into Norwegian society. 

Students will take part in cultural events at school and in the community. Students on the Norwegian line are integrated with the Norwegian students at the school. They live together in dormitories and socialise with the other students in their free time. A strength of our school is our international community between young people from different countries

Pasvik Folkehøgskole has a special program for foreigners wanting to explore the life in Northern Norway and to learn the Norwegian language. You choose one of the major subjects and follow this among norwegian students, but in addition you have 8 lessons a week with norwegian language. We offer major subjects within these areas:

  • Hunting and fishing
  • Hot Arctic - Russia
  • Adventure north - Arctic tourism
  • Dog sledding and outdoor life
  • Outdoor Finnmark/Africa

Our school is situated in Finnmark, the northernmost and most exciting county of Norway. In fact we are situated almost right on the border to Russia.

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