Interfolk is a Danish non-profit and non-governmental association and private research institute, founded in 2008. The association is based on individuals sharing an interest to promote democratic learning capacities in a civil society context.
The conceptual basis of Interfolk is based on the Nordic Grundtvigian tradition of liberal adult education and the wider European humanistic traditions of Enlightenment and Bildung – where the main emphasis is on freedom of mind, personal autonomy, active citizenship, cultural diversity in the context of a strong civil society, a free public debate and a living democracy.
The main objectives are
The activities of Interfolk include research, development projects, courses and debate activities as well as other cultural activities - in a Danish, Nordic and European context.
Interfolk is a member association of
Capacity for the project
Interfolk has expertise in surveys and reporting as well as curricula and course planning in the field of
arts and culture learning; and furthermore core competences in management of international pro-jects. Interfolk will as applicant organisation take care of legal matters and the financial management and account.
The key person involved will be Hans Jørgen Vodsgaard, Head of Institute, Cand. Phil and Mag. Art. (History of ideas).