Genealogy resource Ancestry

Ancestry is the world’s largest online family history resource with billions of historical records and millions of family trees.

Ancestry.com

Genealogical Society of Finland

The Genealogical Society of Finland is a national voluntary non-governmental organisation promoting the study of genealogy and social history in Finland. Founded in 1917 its purpose is to act as a facilitator and link between genealogists and further Finnish family and personal history research.

Genealogia.fi
Finnish church records (in Finnish)

Institute of Migration

Institute of Migration was founded in 1974, and has its headquarters in Turku. The tasks of the Institute of Migration are:

  • to promote the collection, storage and documentation of research material relating to international and internal migration including immigrants and refugees,
  • to carry out and to promote migration research,
  • to publish reseach reports, books and articles on migration,
  • and to develop co-operation between the universities and special organizations related to migration, both within Finland and abroad.

Finnish passport and travel database 

Kone Foundation (collaborator)

Kone Foundation is an independent and unaffiliated organisation, which awards grants to promote academic research, culture and art. “We popularise research and organise events to bring art and research to wide audiences. We pursue active arts and research policies and constantly seek to provide alternatives to the mainstream.”

Kone Foundation

Migration Institute of Finland  (collaborator)

The Migration Institute of Finland was founded in 1974, and has its headquarters in Turku. The Institute has two regional centres, The centre for Ostrobothnia in Seinäjoki and the Centre for Swedish-speaking Finland in Kronoby. The tasks of the Migration Institute of Finland are:

  • to promote the collection, storage and documentation of research material relating to international and internal migration including immigrants and refugees,
  • to carry out and to promote migration research,
  • to publish reseach reports, books and articles on migration,
  • to develop co-operation between the universities and special organizations related to migration, both within Finland and abroad.
  • and to maintain and to provide information services about migration.

The Institute is basically financed by an annual operating grant from the Finnish Ministry of Education and Culture, but in addition various projects are financed from a variety of other sources.

Migration Institute of Finland