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Organic agriculture, nature and self-sufficiency

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Follow the rhythm of the seasons on an organic farm surrounded by magnificent nature and learn about self-sufficiency while making friendships for life!

Would you like to experience farm life on an organic farm and live close to nature? Learn to grow your own vegetables, experience a goat farm in the lambing season, learn to milk and make your own cheese?In Setesdal you are surrounded by magnificent nature, from cultural landscapes to highlands.You will build friendships for life, while we are out walking or skiing, experience wild nature, go fishing, gather berries and mushrooms and learn about edible plants.This will be a year packed with fun, friendship and new experiences.Besides good memories, you will gather knowledge and skills to one day start your own farm.

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 Language, Culture and Nature

Paragliding - Extreme Sport

Climbing and Steep Outdoors

Organic Agriculture, Nature and Self-sufficiency


Alpine Skiing and Snowmobile

Anno Setesdal - Reindeer Culture

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 Iceland, but also to develope local tourism and destinations, festivals, etc.

Courses at the school

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