Finnish Cultural and Academic Institutes

The Finnish Cultural and Academic Institutes (in Finnish: Suomen kulttuuri- ja tiedeinstituutit) is a group of 17 independent, non-profit organisations around the world. The institutes advance and support international mobility, visibility and collaboration of Finnish professionals in the arts, culture and research.[1]

Finnish Cultural and Academic Institutes
Founded2005; 19 years ago (2005)
FounderGovernment of Finland
TypeCultural institution
Area served
ProductFinnish cultural education
Finnish Cultural and Academic Institutes (SKTI)

Goals edit

  • Create networks and dialogue between Finnish and international cultural and academic organisations and professionals
  • Organise exhibitions, seminars, courses and other events
  • Collaborate actively with local organisations, partners, communities and professionals
  • Run mobility and residency programmes for artists, curators and researchers
  • Support the international work opportunities of Finnish arts professionals and researchers
  • Conduct academic research

The institutes edit

The institute network includes 17 institutes around the world

The Finnish Cultural and Academic Institutes (SKTI) is a Helsinki-based association that assists the institute network in communications, administration and lobbying in Finland. The institutes and SKTI are subsidised by the Ministry of Education and Culture in Finland. Their projects receive additional funding from private Finnish and foreign foundations, companies and partners.

References edit

  1. ^ OECD (2017-06-09). OECD Reviews of Innovation Policy OECD Reviews of Innovation Policy: Finland 2017. OECD Publishing. ISBN 9789264276369.
  2. ^ "Etusivu in English". Suomen kulttuuri- ja tiedeinstituutit.

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