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The Fryske Akademy (FA) is a multidisciplinary institute for the study of Friesland. The institute studies changes in the Frisian language, multilingualism, history, and past and present regional identity.

The Fryske Akademy’s mission is to function as a 'Laboratory for Friesland'. In that capacity, it performs innovative research and develops pertinent research instruments showcasing Friesland in the regional, national and international arena. 

What international experts say about the Fryske Academy

In 2015, a committee of experts judged the Fryske Academy to be ‘good’ to ‘very good’. The societal relevance of its research was judged to be ‘excellent’. Download the assessment report. (For the other documents, see the sidebar on this page.)


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    Research Output

    [Review of: Lytse bal, grut spul. Artikels oer keatshistoarje en keatskultuer, Pieter Breuker [Leeuwarden, 2018)]

    Oosterhaven, B., 15 Jun 2020, In : It Beaken. Tydskrift fan de Fryske Akademy. 81, 3-4, p. 171-175

    Research output: Contribution to journal/periodicalBook/Film/Article reviewScientific

    Open Access

    Agri & Food Scan Fryslan 2020: Kennis & innovatie in de Friese landbouw en verwerkende industrie

    Plantinga, R. & Schmaal, M., 15 May 2020, Leeuwarden. 56 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportReportProfessional

    Open Access


    Academische Jaarprijs 2015 voor het beste artikel op het gebied van de Nederlandse Taalkunde

    Van de Velde, H. (Recipient), 26 Nov 2015

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)Academic

  • ADHO Bursary Award 2011

    Stapel, Rombert (Recipient), 22 Jun 2011

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)Academic

    Wetenschapsprijs Campus Fryslân

    Evelyn Bosma (Recipient), 11 May 2017

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)Academic


    Willem Lodewijk Beeldvorming en betekenis van een Fries stadhouder

    A.J. Brand (Speaker)

    04 Mar 2020

    Activity: Talk or presentationSocietal

    Groningen in de Hanze. Wisselende banden in een los netwerk

    A.J. Brand (Speaker)

    11 Jan 2020

    Activity: Talk or presentationSocietal

    Domeinen in beweging. Samenleving , bezit en exploitatie in het West-Utrechts landschap tot in de Nieuwe tijd

    A.J. Brand (Reviewer (PhD))

    05 Jan 2020 → …

    Activity: Teaching/Examination/SupervisionPhD candidate reviewing/examination

    Press / Media

    Brouwerij of abtshuis?

    J.A. Mol


    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Research

    Friezen lopen nog niet warm voor het inspreken van zinnen

    H. Van de Velde


    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Other