Esbjerg C - Jerne

The old center

Jerne is located east of Boldesager and north of Østerbyen, and has a very open character with several green areas and playgrounds.


The area predominantly consists of detached houses, but also offers attached row houses and multistory apartment buildings.


The northern part of Jerne is characterized by attached row houses in Fuglebakken. Multistory apartment buildings can be found in the eastern part of Jerne in Skoleparken and in the western part of Jerne in Frejaparken.


Jerne has urban streets and several peaceful areas with single-family home and child-friendly streets.


Population Approx. 6300 Location Northeastern area of Esbjerg C

Neighbourhood Spirit

Much of the activity in Jerne is concentrated around Storegade and gives the neighbourhood a small town atmosphere. In this area you can find the local pub, church, and shopping options.


Jerne Kro also plays a central role; hosting annual events include Sankt Hans fest, Christmas activities and children’s day.

Jerne IF and Jerne Stadium are central to sports life in Jerne - and in relation to activities in general.


School, SFO (after-school care programme) and youth clubs

Esbjerg Municipality is divided into seven school districts. Jerne falls across three school districts with three schools and associated after-school care (SFO), and leisure and you clubs 

Children in the central, northwestern and northeaster areas of Jerne are part of Cosmosskolen school district with the main department located at Skolebakken in Jerne and a school each in Boldesager and in Spangsbjerg.


Children in the southern area of Jerne are part of Urbanskolen school district with the main department located at Søndervangen in the eastern part of the city, and a school on Danmarksgade in Esbjerg Inner City and a school in Rørkjær. 


In the northern part of Jerne, you will find:



In Boldesager (west of Jerne) you will find:

  • Boldesagder Skole Cosmos, with classes from 0-9th grade
  • Associated after-school care programmes (SFO)
  • Leisure & youth club Drosselvej



In Østerbyen, Esbjerg C (south of Jerne), you will find:

  • Præstegårdsskolen Urban on Søndervangen in Østerbyen with classes from 0-9th grade
  • Associated after-school care programmes (SFO)
  • Leisure & youth club


At this interactive map you can view all schools in the municipality. The search function located at the top right-hand corner allows you to search by address or school name. If you hit the icon "i" in the top menu, you can click the dots on the map to read more about the schools. 

If you wish to see a map that combines information about schools and childcare you can find it here

Read more about school, school districts and enrollment here.




Esbjerg Municipality is divided into seven enrollment districts identical to the school districts.


In and in the nearby vicinity of Jerne  you will find:

  • Ringgården (age-integrated childcare)
  • Tusindfryd (age-integrated childcare) in the northeastern part of Jerne
  • Several daycares



In Jerne you can also find private childcare:

  • Jerne Børnehave (kindergarten) in central Jerne
  • Blåmuslingen (kindergarten and nursery) Rudolf Steiner-inspired childcare in Veldtofte (ca. 2 km)

Transportation time by car

7 min.
Esbjerg City
3 min.
Next Step City
7 min.
Esbjerg Airport
10 min.
Billund Airport
52 min.
1 t. 22 min.
2 t. 5 min.
3 t. 5 min.