For newcomers to Norway residing in Asker, Norwegian language instruction is available at Asker Folkeuniversitet, centrally located adjacent to the railway station.

Refugees, asylum seekers and family members of Norwegian citizens have the right to at least 300 hours of free language instruction. The teaching is of excellent quality and comes highly recommended by former students.

Asker Folkeuniversitet also offers courses in other languages – English, French, Greek, Italian, Chinese, Dutch, Russian, Spanish, Sami and German – as well as a range of adult education programmes.