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A meaningful break


Would you like to take a break, travel the world, and learn about a different culture?

Spend four and a half month or longer in Viborg, Denmark, doing sports and expanding your horizons - personally as well as geographically. The folk high school, called "The academy of Physical Education in Viborg" os placed in Denmark, Scandinavia. You will experience another culture, meet new peoble, get new friends and get a break from regular school activities, while learning other important life-skills.


Living abroad is not just about making new friends and collecting new pictures. It is to feel that your intentions are changing, to change ideas, to put into practice, to be open minded, to accept challenges.
- Extract from Michele Carbinattos (Brasil) farewell-poem, 2007

At The Academy of Physical Education in Viborg (in Danish: Gymnastik og Idrætshøjskolen ved Viborg - in short GIV), we offer Spring and Autumn courses for Danish and International students. Try out fitness, tumbling, rhythmical gymnastics (dance), adventure/cross, outdoor activities, kayaking, diving, swimming, soccer, handball and much more.

On the sites in the menu on the right hand side of the screen, you will find information regarding a stay at the folk high school. Read about the difference between a Spring and Autumn semester, watch videos with former students, and see pictures from the school. Feel free to contact us at any time for more information.



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