The high schools in Tórshavn Municipality can be divided into three groups: trade and industrial arts, business, and general education.
High school education builds on the education received in elementary school. Only the so-called “HF” high school education curriculum requires completion of the 10th grade. All other programmes only require completion of the 9th grade. There is no age limit for admission to the high school programmes offered in Tórshavn Municipality.
Generally, only the general education high school program enables the student to apply directly to a university or business college.
For more information on the educational opportunities available in the municipality, please refer to the website, www.futura.fo .