InterCultural Studies

AIMS
To ensure a successful stay at the school we want you to improve your knowledge of Danish culture and way of living. Combined with an international perspective we hope to widen your personal, social and intellectual horizon.

CONTENT
  • Introduction to the Danish Folk High Schools and Gymnastikhøjskolen i Ollerup.
  • Introduction to Danish culture:
    • History
    • Mentality
    • Democracy, society and politics
    • Language
  • International perspective:
    • Worldwide backgrounds and opinions
    • Global and national issues
    • Current events
  • Social aspect:
    • Everyday life at the school
    • Preparation of morning assemblies and events
  • Optional focus areas - for example:
    • Philosophy
    • Religion
    • Ethics

TEACHING METHODS AND ACTIVITIES - AMONG OTHERS
  • Reading, discussions, lectures and films
  • Projects and student presentations
  • Excursions
  • Workshops