The Finnish Institute at Athens was founded in 1984, as the second Finnish institute abroad. It is an academic institution with a mission to carry out and promote the study of Greek archaeology, history, language and culture from ancient times to the present day.

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New General Secretary for the Foundation

We are happy to announce that Tiina Purola (Licentiate of Philosophy) has been chosen as the new General Secretary of the Foundation of the Finnish Institute at Athens. Purola will start in her new position on 1 March 2021. Tiina Purola’s academic background is in the Ancient Studies. She is an alumna of Helsinki University, and participated in professor Jaakko Frösén's academic research group at the Finnish Institute at Athens from 1988 to 1992. Purola has conducted research in papyrological projects and taught Greek language and literature. She was the acting General Secretary of the Foundation of the Finnish Institute at Athens in 2018 and 2019.  She will take up...
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New General Secretary for the Foundation

We are happy to announce that Tiina Purola (Licentiate of Philosophy) has been chosen as the new General Secretary of...
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Annual Meeting of the Institute 2020

Due to the limitations brought about by the ongoing pandemic, the Annual Meetings of the Nordic institutes at Athens (Denmark,...
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COVID-19 notification

The Finnish Institute at Athens will be closed to outsiders from 4 November onwards due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The...
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TelepART – Mobility Support Platform for Artists and Researchers

Finnish Institute at Athens is now part of TelepART – Mobility Support Platform, which promotes opportunities for performing artists, scientists...
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The next steps of the open access publication project

Idleness is an unknown concept at the Finnish Institute – even during a lockdown! One major project of 2020 will...
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