Welcome to Norway and Kristiansand folkehøyskole. At Explore Norway we want to give you a year where you explore our beautiful country, our culture and language, but also get to know yourself better.
With Explore Norway, we want to gather young people from all over the world for a unique experience of our country. We want to give you an adventureous year where you experiece the very best Norway has to offer when it comes to nature, food, activities and friendships. Our school is beautifully situated in the very South of Norway, with spectacular ocean surrounding us on three sides, and impressive mountains available, not far away. We can offer you lots of different sea activities like sailing in small and big boats, paddling, canooing, rafting, fishing, swimming, snorkelling and diving, opportunites of climbing in local mountains as well as hiking trips to the mountains on foot, but also with skies on. You will join us to visit extraordinary mountains, with and without snow, beautiful waterfalls, pictoresque villages and also travel to other places in Scandinavia. At the school you will be able to invest in friendships for life, living 24/7 together with youth from all over Norway and other countries. Every day will be full of interesting and fun activities, arranged by the staff, but also by the students themselves, after school hours. We believe that a year at Kristiansand folkehøyskole will give you unforgettable memories, wonderful friendships and spectacular moments in Norwegian nature, as well as lots of precious learning.
Applicants to Explore Norway may apply for His Majesty King Olav`s Centennial Fund, a scholarship that will cover parts of the costs of the schoolyear. To be considered you have to fulfill the requirements of the fund. Information about the scholarship may be found in the cost box.