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What is a folk high school?
Folk high schools are educational institutions where anyone can take studies from the areas they are interested in. Students can contribute to planning their own studies. Studying at a folk high school is community based. The schools are boarding schools, meaning that students can live in dorms if they choose so.
What can you study at a folk high school?
Folk high schools provide quality education in more fields than any other institution. In folk high schools you can study for example folk high school study programmes, education for immigrants, open university studies, vocational studies, upper secondary school studies and various short courses.
Who are the folk high schools for?
Folk high schools are for everyone and there is no upper or lower age limit for when you can start your studies. You can attend folk high schools during different phases in your life, for example after basic education, after general upper secondary school, when switching jobs or during your working career.