The Fryske Akademy: the research centre of Fryslân

The Fryske Akademy is an enterprising institute carrying out scientific research in the fields of the Frisian language, culture, history and society.

On this website, you may read up on the objectives of the Fryske Akademy and you may view part of our books and publications. Moreover, you may use the website to ask the experts of our Language Desk for language advice.

Do you have any questions? Please feel free to contact us.

Photo report Akademy Day

On Friday, September 12th the Akademy Day was held. In the morning the staff visited Museum Belvédère/Oranjewoud. In the afternoon members, donors and other interested people were welcome to the WTC Leeuwarden. A photo report of the day.


You can register now for the Akademy-lêzingen. Please register before October 15th!

Read more and register (Frisian!)

Anne Dykstra appointed Member of the Fryske Akademy

Retiring linguist and lexicographer Anne Dykstra was appointed Member of the Fryske Akademy on his first retirement day, 1 September 2014.

Read more (in Frisian)

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