Faroese Summer Institute - Faroese Language
Tórshavn - August 01 - 21, 2024

An International Summer Institute in Faroese Language is planned to be held at the University of the Faroe Islands, Tórshavn August 01 - 21, 2024.

The University of the Faroe Islands will hold an international summer institute in summer 2024 offering an intensive and comprehensive introduction to Faroese language. The institute will take place at the University in Tórshavn, the capital of the Faroe Islands, and it will last three weeks. 24 students can be accepted at the institute, and university students from all countries can apply. Students must have basic knowledge of other Scandinavian and/or Germanic languages and know the basic concepts of grammar, and documentation should be provided upon request.

The academic programme is a comprehensive introduction to Faroese language.

Classes are scheduled five days a week. Monday through Friday, in the morning and the afternoon.

Languages of instruction will be Faroese and English. Class attendance is mandatory.

Students who pass a final test at the end of the course are provided with a certificate (10 ECTS/European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System).

Cost: The tuition fee is DKK 7500 and includes instruction, lectures and exam. Participants can expect to spend at least DKK 300 a day on food expenses.

Accommodation: Participants have to organize their accomodation in Tórshavn.
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Enrolment: The application deadline is 1 March 2024. Payment deadline is ultimo April and is non-refundable.

Application: Application form

Programme Director: Sissal M. Rasmussen, PhD, Department of Faroese Language and Literature.


Books: Faroese – A Language Course for Beginners (2. edition, 2014). J. Adams & H. P. Petersen. Stiðin: Tórshavn 2014. ISBN 9789991842721
Audio recordings for Faroese: A Language Course for Beginners