Language courses for migrants to the Faroe Islands

Sprogkurser for tilflyttere til Færøerne
As a foreigner in the Faroe Islands, you can receive 20 hours of free Faroese lessons. You can read more about the possibilities for learning Faroese on this page.

Language courses for migrants to the Faroe Islands 

Here you can read about the possibilities you have in the Faroe Islands to take courses in Faroese for foreigners.

Foreigners who move to the Faroe Islands usually have the right to 20 lessons in Faroese.  

You must pay for any additional tuition yourself. The 20 free lessons also apply to schoolchildren who have moved to the Faroe Islands. If you would like to know more about Faroese lessons for foreigners, contact your local municipality.  

Some evening schools around the Faroe Islands offer Faroese language lessons for foreigners.  The evening schools are administered by the municipalities. 

In Klaksvig, the evening school  may be contacted at the email address

In Tórshavn, the evening school  may be contacted at the email address

If you wish to receive more lessons in Faroese than the 20 free hours, you can contact the evening schools and hear about the courses for foreigners that are held at regular intervals in the Faroe Islands.  


Learning at home

Beginner-level teaching materials in Faroese are available and can be obtained from the bookshops. The material is available as printed text and as a CD.    

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