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.

Schotanus Atlas

Publishing house Asia Maior/Atlas Maior is working on a facsimile edition of the Schotanus Atlas of Friesland 1718 in collaboration with the Fryske Akademy, Tresoar and the Fries Museum. Read more ...

First pile

The first pile ceremony for the new building was held on Wednesday 8 October. Read more about the building activities here (Frisian/Dutch) and follow the construction on our webcam

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