Core Values

The Ungdomshøjskolen ved Ribe is based on the Grundtvig folk high school traditions, which means that we work with life enlightenment, popular enlightenment and democratic education and training.

The højskole’s courses are organized with a focus on teaching, socializing and everyone’s participation in everyday practical tasks.

Ungdomshøjskolen ved Ribe’s core values are openness, human respect, responsibility and community in a safe environment.

Ungdomshøjskolen ved Ribe sees personal development, professional development and social development as prerequisites for each other.

At Ungdomshøjskolen, it is important that you are something, not only for yourself, but also for others.

In the formation process at Ungdomshøjskolen, we work with well-being, life skills and mastery in each individual as well as in the community.

The højskole is the framework for a community based on openness, trust, open-mindedness and mutual friendliness towards other points of view and cultures.

At Ungdomshøjskolen ved Ribe, we work at eye level with young adults who are strengthened in their ability to participate responsibly in small and large communities as committed citizens.

Life at Ungdomshøjskolen is shaped by freedom and driven by the desire and interest in participating actively in the common life at the højskole.

As a student at Ungdomshøjskolen ved Ribe, you will have an everyday life that reflects the højskole’s core values. You will experience having many opportunities and great influence on teaching, everyday life and parties through elections and democratic processes. At the højskole, you help create reality.