Faroese Summer Institute 2018

This video shows some of the sights from the Summer 2014 course.

An International Summer Institute in Faroese Language and Culture will be held at the University of the Faroe Islands, Tórshavn, from 6. to 25. August 2018.

The application deadline is April 15, 2018.

Deadline for payment: Mai 23, 2018

Application Form

NB! Get the application form HERE.


The University of the Faroe Islands will hold an international summer institute August 06-25 2018 offering an intensive and comprehensive introduction to Faroese language and culture. The institute will take place at the University in Tórshavn, the capital of the Faroe Islands.  About 20 students can be accepted at the Institute, and university students from all countries can apply. Students must have knowledge of other Scandinavian or Germanic languages and know the basic concepts of grammar.

The academic programme is a comprehensive introduction to Faroese language. The programme includes 50 lessons in grammar and lang-uage exercises. In addition there will be some lectures on different aspects of Faroese culture and society.

Classes are scheduled five days a week. Monday through Friday, in the morning and the afternoon.

Languages of instruction will be Faroese and English. Class attendance is obligatory.

Students who pass a final test at the end of the course are provided with a certificate (10 ECTS/European Credit Transfer and Accu-mulation System).


The tuition fee for the course is DKK 6,500. This covers the instruction..

Accommodation can be arranged at Føroya Fólkaháskúli for DKK 3,500 for the duration of the course.