Ungdomshøjskolen ved Ribe

– A Danish Youth Folk High School for young people between 16½ – 19 years.


Over the years, we have met a lot of wonderful students from abroad especially from Hungary, Slovakia, Poland, Lithuania, Latvia, USA, Greenland, all are welcome. We would love to meet you too.

We teach subjects like Sports and Out-door living, Music and Singing, Art and Design and Danish history and culture. You will also learn to speak and understand some Danish. Assemblies are held in both Danish and English, and most classes are taught in English. We expect that you can carry and understand a normal conversation in English in order to ensure you the best possible outcome of your stay – both vocationally and socially.

You can attend Ungdomshøjskolen ved Ribe if:

  • You are no younger than 16 ½ years when the term starts and you have not yet turned 19
  • You speak and understand English at a level that enables you to communicate and participate in class
  • You would like to meet other young people from Denmark and other countries
  • You would like to develop personally as well as vocationally

Course start and price

Our next courses start:

  • 3rd of August 2017 (20 weeks)
  • 2nd of January 2018 (26 weeks)

It’s possible to stay for a whole year too.

With an international scholarship you can stay at the school very cheaply

Prices are: €50 per week
Study trip: €520

Please contact us for further information concerning part-scholarships at kontoret@uhr.dk

This payment covers:

  • Tuition
  • Meals
  • Single or double room

Nordic countries pay a different price

Please NOTICE that if you are from Norway, Sweden, Iceland, Greenland, Finland or the Faroe Islands the price is the same as a Danish student, €160 per week. This also applies if you have dual citizenship, with danish as one of them.

Prices are:  1.195 kr. Pr. Week (€160)
Registration fee: 1000 kr. (€134)
Study trip: 3.900kr. (€520)

Information for the norske lånekasse:

Week price fall  2017 = 1.195 kr.

Payment for the classes (skolepenge) = 789 (66 pct)

week price spring 2018 = 1.195 kr.

Payment for the classes (skolepenge) = 789 (66 pct)

Countries outside the European Union 

When you live outside EU and need to apply for Visa to study at UHR, you have to pay the total amount for the stay at once, before you can apply for a Visa, which has to be done no later than 3 months before the course start – according to the rules of Danish Immigration Service. Further, you have to pay a larger registration fee, to cover the Visa the school pays for you.

The price for students outside the EU, on a part scholarship, are therefore.

Prices are: €50 per week
Registration fee: €350
Study trip: €520

Sign-Up for a course at UHR

Contact us for more information and an application form kontoret@uhr.dk

When applying to become a student, please remember to enclose a copy of your passport or ID card and a copy of your birth certificate. You and your parents must both sign the application.

Read more about Danish Folk High schools at: http://danishfolkhighschools.com/about Don’t hesitate to contact us at kontoret@uhr.dk if you have any questions at all. We will always try to help.

Ungdomshøjskolen ved Ribe | Skole Allé 1 | Vester Vedsted | DK – 6760 Ribe | Tlf. +45 7544 5004 | kontoret@uhr.dk