Société Finno-Ougrienne – Finno-Ugrian Society


Seura = Society, Henkilöt = Persons, Jäsenille = For members, Julkaisut = Publications, Kokoukset = Meetings, Arkistot = Archives


The Finno-Ugrian Society is one of the oldest and largest learned societies in Finland. Ever since its founding, the society has striven to promote the research of Uralic and Altaic languages, the ethnography of their speakers as well as the latter's historical and prehistorical past.

‘(The) Finno-Ugrian Society’ in other languages: Suomalais-Ugrilainen Seura (in Finnish), Suoma-Ugralaš Searvi (in North Saami), Soome-Ugri Selts (in Estonian), Finn-Ugor Társaság (in Hungarian), Finsk-Ugriska Sällskapet (in Swedish), Société Finno-Ougrienne (in French), Finnisch-Ugrische Gesellschaft (in German), Финно-Угорское Обшество (in Russian), Societas Fenno-Ugrica (in Latin).


December presentation

President of the Finno-Ugrian Society, Prof. Ulla-Maija Forsberg will give a presentation "Etymologian uudet haasteet: Stadin slangi" in the annual meeting of the Finno-Ugrian Society, on 2nd December 2016 (6:15 p.m.), at House of Science and Letters, hall 104 (Kirkkokatu 6, Helsinki) – welcome! More information on meetings and presentations: Upcoming meetings.

25 November, 2016

The earliest publications by the Finno-Ugrian Society are available online

The National Library of Finland has made the earliest publications by the Finno-Ugrian Society freely available in their Fenno-Ugrica collection. The Fenno-Ugrica collection includes materials published by the Finno-Ugrian Society before 1945. See the National Library's press release (in Finnish). The Finno-Ugrian Society is grateful for the grant given by the Finnish Association for Scholarly Funding, and for successful cooperation with the National Library of Finland.

10 November, 2016

November presentation

Ph.D. Susanna Virtanen will give a presentation "Topikaalisuus ja fokaalisuus – informaatiorakenteen peruskysymyksiä itämansissa" in the November meeting of the Finno-Ugrian Society (18th November). – Welcome!

In October Prof. Eberhard Winkler's topic was A. J. Sjögren and the 19th century fieldwork. The last meeting this autumn will be on 2nd December.

More information: Upcoming meetings.

26 October, 2016

Scholarship now open for application

The Finno-Ugrian Society announces the scholarship distributed from the foundation of Albert Hämäläinen open for application. The scholarship will be awarded in the amount of EUR 9000 for research on Finno-Ugric peoples living in Russia. The applications must be submitted by 31 October 2016. More information: Scholarships.

28 September, 2016


Culture, Language and Globalization among the Moldavian Csángós Today
(ed. by Magdolna Kovács, Petteri Laihonen & Hanna Snellman, 2015) has been published online.

21 Sebtember, 2016

September presentation

Ph.D. Nika Potinkara gave a presentation "Saamelaisuus museonäyttelyissä" in the September meeting of the Finno-Ugrian Society. Upcoming meetings.

21 Sebtember, 2016

Suomalais-Ugrilaisen Seuran Aikakauskirja = Journal de la Société Finno-Ougrienne 95. 2015. 414 p. 30 €.

Oldest publications of the Finno-Ugrian Society openly accessible

Our digitization project "Oldest publications of the Finno-Ugrian Society to be openly accessible" in cooperation with the Finnish National Library received funding for a pilot project from the Finnish Association for Scholarly Funding. Read more...

Timothy Feist: A Grammar of Skolt Saami. (SUST 273.) 2015. 414 p. 40 €.

Riho Grünthal: Vepsän kielioppi. (Apuneuvoja XVII.) 2015. 347 p. 20 €.

Contacts between the Baltic and Finnic languages. Edited by Santeri Junttila. (Uralica Helsingiensia 7.) 2015. 300 p. 20 €.

Annika Pasanen, Kuávsui já peeivicuovâ. 'Sarastus ja päivänvalo'. Inarinsaamen revitalisaatio. (Uralica Helsingiensia 9.) 2015. 428 p. + Appendix 13 p. 30 €.

Nobufumi Inaba, Suomen datiivigenetiivin juuret vertailevan menetelmän valossa. (SUST 272.) 2015. 351 p. + Appendix 62 p. 40 €.


25 November, 2016