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Ages 14 to 17

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Age RangeAges 14 to 17
Boarding available
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Quick summary of key school information

Language of instruction English
Native English teachers
Extra languages (other than English)
Class sizes Average 20 students / class
Maximum 25 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
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Yearly fees: from: kr119,700
to: kr119,700
Address: Vesterhavsvej 43 DK-6990 Ulfborg Denmark

The International offers education to boarding students only.

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Number of students


Most common nationality


Ratio of local students to international students


Native English speaking teachers


Language support for students not fluent in English


Additional language classes offered by the school

Danish, German, Spanish, French, Chinese

Max. number of students per class


Average number of students per class


Does the school employ teaching assistants?


Use of technology in the classroom

Modern light classrooms with Wi-Fi and interactive smartboards - well-suited for both individual and group work.

Is the school ready to use virtual classrooms when needed? (e.g. teaching lessons online if the school is closed, e.g. during COVID-19 closures)

Microsoft Teams for online teaching

External examinations or assessments available

Cambridge IGCSE

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Depends on the teacher and the subject

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

We have a welfare team of teachers

Entry evaluation for students

We do a video call or meet face to face, but no formal assessment.

Waiting list

When the quote is full, yes

Students can join after academic year begins

If we have place, yes

School start time

A regular day at our boarding school starts at 7:00 am with breakfast, and the first class starts at 8:00 am.

School finish time

Usually, classes end around 17:30, and the evening routine starts at 18:00.

Supervised care before/after school

Yes, we are a boarding school, so there is staff at the school 24/7

School bus service available

Students can use the Efterskole Bus system if they want to.

School provided lunches


Food alternatives for special dietary needs (ie. vegan, kosher, halal etc)

Upon request, yes

Uniform required


Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Badminton, dance, esports, soccer, music, gymnastics, tumbling, volleyball, yoga

Sports activities included

Depending on the choices of students: Badminton, dance, esports, soccer, gymnastics, tumbling, volleyball, yoga

Facilities at the school

Boarding facilities, science lab, music room

Sports facilities at the school

Fitness room, sports halls, tumbling and trampolining centre, soccer pitches, beach volleyball court

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

The International - Academy and Boarding School of Denmark is the international department of Vedersø Idrætsefterskole and is the only 100% English-speaking efterskole in Denmark. Here students aged 14-17 can combine the unique experience of attending a Danish efterskole, with its proven educational and personal development qualities, with an international Cambridge IGCSE education.

Teaching approach of the school

The International provides an excellent academic English-speaking learning environment focusing on intercultural competence and awareness, international relations and personal development.

With internationally recognised qualifications through the Cambridge IGCSE system and a choice of Modern Foreign Languages, you can prepare for your future whilst improving your language skills and establishing an international network and friends for life.

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