You can get free help with your homework in the so-called homework and study cafés (lektiecaféer) in several places in Aarhus, namely
Frydenlund: Tuesday and Thursday – 17:00-19:00
Gellerup Library: Monday, Tueaday, Wedensday, and Thursday – 15:30-17:30
Hasle Library: Wedensday – 16:00-18:45, and Thursday –17:00-19:00
Ellengården: Tuesday – 17:00-18:30
Main Library DOKK1: Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday – 15:30-18:00
Reginehøj: Tuesday – 16:00-18:00
Tilst: Wednesday – 14:30-17:00
Trige: Wednesday – 16:00-18:00
Viby Library: Tuesday and Thursday - 15:00-17:30
Åby Library: Wednesday – 15:00-17:00
If you or you kid(s) needs help with homework, the homework cafés are for you. The homework cafés provide an excellent opportunity for asking the questions you did not get to ask in class, and there is a good chance you will improve your school work.
Everybody participates on a voluntary basis - students and tutors alike. The tutors are not going to do the work for you, but with you. It does not matter what kind of school you are in, there is room for everyone – from the early grades to adult education.
Participation is completely free of charge.
Tuesday and Thursday – 17:00-19:00
The homework café in Frydenlund was founded on the initiative of a group of parents. It is a collaboration between a volunteer group from the Danish Refugee Council and the Association Leg og Lær.
The homework café is for bilingual kids and youngsters who need help with their homework. Most of the café users are in folkeskole. The help is given on the basis of mutual respect, and everything is on a voluntary basis.
Read more about Leg og Lær (Homework Café Frydenlund) here (in Danish).
Address: The Common House, Fuglebakkevej 70
8210 Aarhus V
Monday, Tueaday, Wedensday, and Thursday – 15:30-17:30.
Whether you are having a hard time understanding certain words or having problems with your science report, Danish assignment, or German translation, you can get help at the homework café at the library in Gellerup. The homework café is run by volunteers from the Danish Refugee Council, and all ages are welcome.
Visit the webpage of Lektiehjælpen Tusindfryd at Gellerup Library here.
Address: Gellerup Bibliotek, Gudrunsvej 78
Wedensday – 16:00-18:45, and Thursday –17:00-19:00.
The library in Hasle runs a homework café in collaboration with the Danish Refugee Council. The activities are mainly for kids and youngsters, but adults are also welcome to get help in the café. Participants can get help with different subjects: Danish, foreign languages, mathematics, etc. The volunteers can help with homework that ranges from folkeskole to gymnasium level.
Visit the webpage of homework assistance at Kulturhus Herredsvang here (in Danish).
Address: Hasle Bibliotek / Kulturhus Herredsvang, Kappelvænget 2
8210 Aarhus V
Tuesday – 16:00-18:00.
The homework café in Reginehøj is primarily an academic offer for help to kids and youngsters with a different ethnic origin. Everybody is welcome regardless of age, sex, and ethnicity.
There is primarily help for mathematics, English, and Danish at 1st to 9th grade level.
Read more about Homework Café at Reginehøj here (in Danish).
Address: Through the laundry room between Reginehøjvej 15 and 17
8200 Aarhus N
Tuesday – 17:00-18:30.
The homework café in Ellengården covers homework assistance for the residents of Ellengården and focuses on children and youngsters in folkeskolen. The tutors of the homework café support and help the children and youngsters with their homeworks and present them with tools to tackle potentiel challenges with respect to learning new things.
Read more about the homework café at Ellengården here (in Danish).
Address: Bethesdavej 81
8200 Aarhus N
Wednesday – 14:30-17:00.
The offer is for all kids and youngsters in folkeskole and youngsters enrolled in a youth education programme - adults from Lær Dansk, VUC and higher education programmes are welcome as well. The help is given on the basis of mutual respect, and everything is on a voluntary basis. Skilled homework helpers are ready to help you with the daily homeworks, assignments and more generel learning.
Read more about Homework Café at Langkær Parken here (in Danish).
Address: Bydelshuset, Langkærvej 2
Wednesday – 16:00-18:00
The homework café in Trige is a nice place with space for homework, quizzes, and games. Kids and volunteers can practice difficult words, expressions, and tables. Additionally, there is focus on the social element with two breaks for play with indoor as well as outdoor games.
The homework café is for all kids from Trige and the surrounding area. Homework, community, and play are highly prioritized.
Read more about Homework Café in Trige here (in Danish).
Address: Beboerhuset Oasen, Trige Centervej 26A
Tuesday and Thursday - 15:00-17:30
The library in Viby hosts a homework café in collaboration with the Danish Refugee Council. The activities are aimed at kids and youngsters, and the target group ranges from 4th grade up until ‘3.G in gymnasium’. Kids and adults beyond the target group are also welcome, and the tutors will help them to the best of their abilities.
Read more about Homework Café at Viby Library here (in Danish).
Address: Viby Bibliotek, Skanderborgvej 170
Wednesday – 15:00-17:00
If you need help with school work, job applications, drivers id, or something else, you can go to the homework café at the library in Åby. The café is manned by volunteers from the Danish Refugee Council, and the target group is youngsters and adults.
If no one has turned up within the first half hour, the tutor might leave, but you are welcome to set up a personal appointment with Fred Mosekjær at +45 2338 2323 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Address: Åby Bibliotek, Ludvig Feilbergs Vej 7
Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday – 15:30-18:00
DOKK1 hosts a study café for young people between 14 and 18 years, who can get help with their homework, assignments, and other school related work.
The study café is held in cooperation with Save the Children, and the homework helpers are a team of volunteering university students from Save the Children.
Visit DOKK1's webpage for further info about Study Café at Dokk1 (in Danish).
Address: DOKK1, Hjørnet, Hack Kampmanns Plads 2
8000 Aarhus C