In the Faroe Islands, all schools are accessible and free to everyone. If you have a child or children who will be attending school, you must first meet with the school office to arrange classroom assignment with the appropriate teacher. You can go to the school during business hours or call the office to make an appointment.
The attendance school age begins at age 7.
Education as an Adult
You will find various educational institutions here in Klaksvík and as an adult, you are free to apply to any institutions and meet the admission requirements.
Higher Preparatory Examination (Fyrireikingarbreyt)
A 2-year general upper secondary program to prepare for the higher preparatory examination, which qualifies for admission to higher education (i.e. university, occupation-specific schools).
Address: Heygavegur 1
Telephone number: 610800
Technical High School (Tøknibreyt)
Long Distance Learning (Fjarnám)
Evening school (Kvøldskúlin)
Kvøldskúli (Evening school) is seasonal that starts at late fall and end at late spring. Classes you can take vary from year to year but in general, you will find various classes offered here in arts, fitness, language, self-improvement, etc. As of now, foreigners can take Faroese culture and language class for free through kvøldskúli.
Please go to www.kks.fo for more information and registration.