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).


Our new webpage is under construction

We are renewing the Society's website. The current site will be working normally, but all current affairs and news will be announced on the Society's Facebook page.

20 March 2018

JSFOu 96 has been published

Journal de la Société Finno-Ougrienne 96. 2017. 459 p. 34 €.

20 March 2018

New Book on M.A. Castrén's Museum Collections

The second volume of the new Manuscripta Castreniana series, Collectiones museorum , contains Matthias Alexander Castrén's ethnographic collections.

M.A. Castrén: Collectiones museorum. Ed. by Ildikó Lehtinen. Manuscripta Castreniana, Realia II, Ethnographica 1. Travaux ethnographiques de la Société Finno-Ougrienne XXII. Helsinki: Finno-Ugrian Society 2017. Hb. 148 p. €50.

19 March, 2018

New Book & New Series on M.A. Castrén

The first volume, Archaeologica et historica, Universitaria, of a new book series "Manuscripta Castreniana" published by the Finno-Ugrian Society, contains archeological and historical writings as well as texts connected to Matthias Alexander Castrén's activities as a university professor.

M.A. Castrén: Archaeologica et historica, Universitaria. Ed. by Timo Salminen. Manuscripta Castreniana, Realia I. Helsinki: Finno-Ugrian Society 2017. Hb. 187 p. €50.

19 March, 2018

New book online

Itämansin kielioppi ja tekstejä (Ulla-Maija Kulonen; Hilfsmittel für das Studium der finnisch-ugrischen Sprachen XV) is now available online.

1 February, 2018

New book online

Mordvin languages in the field (ed. Ksenia Shagal with Heini Arjava; Uralica Helsingiensia 10) is now available online in pdf format.

28 December, 2017

New book

Personal name systems in Finnic and beyond. Ed. by Terhi Ainiala and Janne Saarikivi). Uralica Helsingiensia 12. 2017. 381 p. 25 €.

15 December, 2017

Mordvalaiskielten rakenne ja kehitys (Raija Bartens) has been published online.

29 September, 2017

Олмапу (Olmapu) – Mari textbook for Finnish speakers now available

Олмапу. Olmapu. Marin kielen oppikirja suomalaisille. Svetlana Elembaeva. (Hilfsmittel für das Studium der finnisch-ugrischen Sprachen XIX.) 2017. 264 p. 30 €.

14 September, 2017


13 June, 2018