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Experience life in Norway and learn the Norwegian language. Trips to tourist highlights, learning by doing and friendships that will last a lifetime!

Norwegian Life & Language is our course for foreign students. You will experience authentic Norwegian culture, learn to understand and speak the language and explore Norwegian nature, towns and tourist highlights.

When you choose this course you will also be able to join one of our other courses in addition. You will experience Norwegian life together with an Norwegian/International group of students and make friendships that will last a lifetime! You can either learn (by doing) about organic agriculture and self-sufficiency, become a paraglider or improve your climbing skills. Find more details about our courses our homepage on https://www.folkehogskole.no/school/setesdal

At the Setesdal Folk High School we stimulate students to explore their passion and develop themselves through the courses that we offer. Community is important and there are many social activities during evenings and weekends. It is important for us to facilitate for all and our students have the freedom to organize activities according to their own interests. Our Folkehøgskule is surrounded by magnificent nature that offers endless possibilities for outdoor enthusiasts.

Mandatory: Yes

Price: Included in course price

NLCN is planning for more trips in mainland Norway, like Lofoten, with Hurtigruten, to Preikestolen, etc, but will also go half  the way to the North Pole, to Svalbard. This is a very exotic place, whit more polar bears than people, with midnight sun in summer, northern light in winter time, and often with opportunities for trips by boat or snowmobile to Russian communities. 

At Setesdal Folkehøgskule we stimulate students to follow their passion and develop themselves through the subjects and courses that we offer.

Choose one of the following courses and embark on an unforgettable journey:

Norwegian Life and Language

Paragliding - Extreme Sport

Climbing and Steep Outdoors

Small-scale Agriculture

Tourism Europa

Leadership and Management/Internship

Our Folkehøgskule is surrounded by magnificent nature that offers endless possibilities for outdoor enthusiasts, from hiking to skiing and fishing to kayaking.

At the school we have our own sports hall and there is a gym, spinning room, soccerfield, basketball/volleyball/badminton/floorball field, swimming hall with sauna as well as a track field and a tenniscourt in the vicinity.

Through a year at our climbing course you will be left with learning and experiences that you probably will remember for the rest of your life. The Norwegian nature will captivate you through its challenges and experiences.

NLCN will let you meet some of the special local culture of Setesdal, and you will meet different cultures and ways of living in more areas. We also plan for a trip to the exotic Svalbard/Spitsbergen and Lofoten, and probably a trip with Hurtigruten.

Tourism plans to go to Asia and a European city. Learn about tourism and outdoor recreation. 

Courses at the school

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