Education

Elementary School

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.

Á Skúlatrøð

Klaksvík's public school, ranging from 1st to 10th grade.

Telephone number: 410200

Email: skulatrod@skulin.fo 

Website: www.skulatrod.fo 

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

Email: kambsdalur@kambsdalur.fo

Technical High School (Tøknibreyt)

Tøknibreyt at the Technical School is the 3-year long equivalent to HTX, higher technical examination program with special attention to scientific, technical, and communicative objects.                                                                            

Address: Heygavegur 1A

Telephone number: 456311

Email: tsk@tsk.fo 

Website: www.tsk.fo 

Sailor School (Sjónám)

Sjónam focuses on careers related to sea such as ship assistant or a captain. Sjónam also provides specialty courses such as safety course, boat navigation, first aid, etc.

Address: Faktorsvegur 4

Telephone number: 66 58 88

Email: sjonam@sjonam.fo

Website: www.sjonam.fo

Gastronomy and nutrition (Matvøruútbúgving)

Various degrees of education in gastronomy and nutrition are offered at the Technical High School.

Address: Heygavegur 1A

Telephone number: 456311

Email: tsk@tsk.fo  

Website: www.tsk.fo  

 

Long Distance Learning (Fjarnám)

Fjarnám is a free service provided through Íverksetarahúsið to help all people who are interested in long distance learning, updating their education credentials, or changing their career.                                                                                                               

Address: Garðavegur 57

Telephone number: 45 97 00

Email: is@is.fo

Website: www.is.fo 

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.