Research Institutions


Hungarian Academy of Sciences [MTA]

Hungarian Research Centre for Linguistics

International Association for Hungarian Studies

Liszt Institute – Hungarian Culture Centre

Petőfi Literary Museum [PIM]

Digitális Irodalmi Akadémia [Digital Literature Academy]

Hírek [News]

PIM Blog

VERITAS Research Institute and Archives          



Suomalaisen Kirjallisuuden Seura [SKS, The Finnish Literature Society]

SKS Open Access Publications



Eesti Keele Instituut [EKI, Institute of the Estonian Language]

> EKI Dictionairies

Estonian Literature Centre [ELiC]

> ELiC Open Access Publications

Eesti Kirjandusmuuseum [EKM, Estonian Literary Museum]

Eesti Teaduste Akadeemia [Estonian Academy of Sciences]


Archives (Projects)

COPIUS - "Community of Practice in Uralic Studies" 

"COPIUS is a strategic partnership funded by Erasmus+ established by nine European universities that constitutes a community of practice within the discipline of Uralic (Finno-Ugric) Studies. Our field covers both European nation-state languages (Hungarian, Finnish, Estonian) and a broad spectrum of endangered (minority) languages spoken in diverse multilingual communities." [Self-description] 

Digital Access to Sámi Heritage Archives

"A multi-disciplinary collaboration project Digital Access to the Sámi Heritage Archives working towards the goal of improving accessibility to the Sámi Cultural heritage" [Self-description]

Ingria and Ingrians – recording histories, preserving memories

"The Ingria and Ingrians – recording histories, preserving memories project (2018–2020) is an archiving and cultural memory organisation project which promotes the acquisition, availability and usability of materials. The cooperation project is implemented by the National Archives of Finland, the cultural foundation Inkeriläisten sivistyssäätiö and the Finnish Literature Society (SKS)." [Self-description]

Knowledge Archive

"The Knowledge Archive is a new type of data base. It contains different publications of methodology, educational materials of available courses, findings of own research, lectures of conferences and case studies presenting national and international best practices. All the items of the Knowledge Archive [Abstracts of professional materials; Hungarian full text versions of professional materials] are downloadable free of charge after registration."[Self-description]

OSZK Webarchívum

"The initial idea about creating a web archive at the National Széchényi Library (NSZL) appeared in 2006, and then the obligation to create such a collection has become a part of the regulation of acquisition rules in 2015." [...] "The main aim of the NSZL Web Archive is to offer a representative overview about online contents intended to the Hungarian public or related to Hungary as a part of our cultural heritage." [Self-description: National Széchényi Library]


Specialised Information Services, Virtual Libraries

Overview (German) of DFG-funded Specialised Information Services (as of January 2021) 

Specialised Information Service for Northern Europe

Specialised Information Service for Russian, East and Southeast European Studies


"vifanord (Virtual Research Library Northern Europe) is a research infrastructure provided by the Specialized Information Service Northern Europe (FID Northern Europe) at Kiel University Library and serves as a platform for the Specialized Information Service for Finno-Ugric/Uralic Languages, Literatures and Cultures at Göttingen University Library." [Self-description]


Osmikon is a research portal regarding Russian, East and Southeast European Studies. Osmikon replaced the Virtual Library of Eastern European Studies (ViFaOst), which served as an interdisciplinary regional portal for research from 2002 until 2018.




…about the FID

The Specialised Information Service for Finno-Ugric / Uralic Languages, Literatures and Cultures is part of the nationwide Specialised Information Services Programme funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG).

The Specialised Information Service was being established by the Göttingen State and University Library (SUB Göttingen) with funding of the DFG from 1.1.2017 – 31.12.2019 and will be further developed in its second funding phase 1.1.2020 - 31.12.2022. It is based upon the services of the four former related special subject collections Finnougristics, Finland and Hungary as well as Estonian Language and Literature, which were assigned to the SUB Göttingen by the DFG and taken care of from 1951 – 2015. Read more >

The objective of the Specialised Information Service is to provide specialist literature and information nationwide for researchers working in the fields of Finnougristics/Uralistics, Finnish and Hungarian Studies as well as for research of the regions Finland and Hungary. Main tasks are demand-oriented acquisition or licensing of highly specialized digital and printed media in their original language, which would not be accessible in Germany otherwise.

…about FinnUgGuide

FinnUgGuide is a database for relevant academic websites and documents regarding the subject areas ‘Finnougrian Studies’, ‘Finland’,  ‘Hungary’ as well as ‘Estonian Language and Literature’ – developed and maintained by the Göttingen State and University Library (SUB Göttingen) - the library formerly responsible for these special subject collections.

FinnUgGuide is based upon the project SSG-FI (Special Subject Guides), which has been funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG).

Currently the database lists about 5000 web sources, whose content is made accessible on the basis of a Dublin Core Metadata Set, and is continuously expanded.