Keetje Hodshon Prize
The Keetje Hodshon Prize 2021 has been awarded to Dr Evelyn Bosma for her thesis Bilingualism and cognition: the acquisition of Frisian and Dutch. Read more.
HisGIS: North Holland
The maps from 1832 of the North Holland coastal zone, including information about the owners of the plots and the taxes paid, can now be consulted on HisGIS.
Multilingual AR game BabelAR
The Fryske Akademy/ Mercator and the Erasmus+ project VirtuLApp proudly present BabelAR: an Augmented Reality game in 14 languages (including Frisian!).
Nelleke IJssennagger new General Director
On 15 March, Dr Nelleke IJssennagger started as the new General Director of the Fryske Akademy.
The Fryske Akademy has a special accommodation. There's a book about the history of the building. This can be bought at the Afûk-shop.
What we do
The Fryske Akademy focuses on scientific research into the Frisian language, multilingualism and regional history. We publish books, develop language tools, and organize symposiums, lectures and conferences.
The Fryske Akademy was founded in 1938 and is affiliated with the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) since 1990.