NORWEGIAN: Language and Culture


Study Norwegian language and culture in a genuine environment. Combined with immersion into your field of interest


Learn about Norwegian language, culture and way of life through classes and interaction with Norwegian peers. Develop your personal skills by attending one of the school's other subjects.


Educational trip
Studietur med linjen

Study and live together with youth from all over Norway and all parts of the world.

A perfect environment in which to deepen your knowledge about Norwegian language, Norwegian culture, intercultural understanding – and yourself. 

You will receive 200 hours basic Norwegian course, with an option to add 50 hours for an even higher level.

In addition to the Norwegian course, you will also attend one of the school`s linjer togheter with other norwegian students. You can choose between these linjer: sports, art, music production, photo, singing and dancing.

We believe this is the ultimate combination to get you from a beginners level to a conversational level much faster, because you spend time on a activity that you love, together with other norwegian speaking students. 

You are invited to attend a study trip abroad with your choosen linje.

The whole school will also go on exciting trips during the year; we will explore wonderful Nordmarka, go skiing in Hallingdal and stay at Strandheim campsite by the Oslofjord.


We strive to give every student challenges on their level, based on their background and goals. A variety of teaching methods are used, and the teacher encourages you to build awareness on what are your best ways to learn and develop. 

As our school is the only folkehøgskole situated in Oslo you have a unique chance to explore the capital city of Norway and all the opportunities this city can offer.

Welcome to a year at Rønningen folkehøgskole!


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Kristin Riiser Dankel
Lærer Norsk språk og kultur - PERMISJON
Kristin Riiser Dankel
Christina Thowsen
Christina Thowsen, England/Norge, elev 2016-2017
Mary Wenner
Mary Wenner, USA, elev 2017-2018
Jumaa Alweendo
Jumaa Alweendo, Namibia, elev 2017-2018
Katarina Pavicevic
Katarina Pavicevic, Montenegro 2015-2016