The efterskole is a unique Danish independent residential school for students between 14 and 18 years old. Presently some 30.069 students attend one of the app. 240 schools throughout Denmark

The schools are open to students from abroad, but please note that to attend you like Danish students must pay school fees. On this website you can search and find schools that focus on differenct subjects, and you can also find a list of schools with all subjects taught in English (CLIL)

Below is a short cartoon with an introduction to the Danish efterskole, and on this website you can read more facts about the efterskole, about the history and the cultural origin of the efterskole.

You can also have a look at our brochure The Danish Efterskole (pdf), and contact us on if you want free copies of the brochure in print sent to you.

On this website you will also find a summary of a research project about the efterskole, as well as video-testemonials in Arabic, Mandarin chinese, Spanish, Portugese, German, Italian, Romanian and Hungarians from efterskole interns.

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