The subjects at Silkeborg Højskole are divided into three categories:

Main subjects You are supposed to choose one of the following five subjects: Music, Nature and Outdoor Life, Politics, Art Studio.

Common core subjects You can choose two of the following subjects: Religion and Christianity, Literature, Philosophy and History of ideas, Communication and Media, Ecology, Psychology, Sociology, Pedagogy, Anthropology, Intercultural Learning, Basic Danish.

Optional subjects You choose 3 or 4 subjects within the following 5 fields: Nature and Outdoor life, Music, Sport, Art, Communication.

Moreover, the weekly timetable contains:
ThursdayForum A morning with a different programme every week, for instance a lecture, a political debate, an art happening, an excursion, a concert.
Next Step Individual careers and occupational guidance.