Key institutions and funders:


Ministry of Education and Culture

The Academy of Finland


State Research Institutes

On the website of ministry of culture and education there are links to e.g. the following actors:

Finnish universities

Finnish universities for applied sciences

Agencies and organisations in research


Links related to judicial and ethical questions:

Online database of up-to-date legislative and other judicial information of Finland

The office of the data protection ombudsman

Data policies of higher education institutes

Art university copyright advice

University of Helsinki: Copyright within teaching -website (by Pirjo Kontkanen)

Kontkanen, Pirjo: Copyright in university research and teaching

Finnish Advisory Board on Research Integrity ohjeistaa tutkimuksen eettisistä seikoista


National and international links related to data sharing:


Definition of Open

Berners-Lee, Tim: 5 star open data

Data reuse and the open data citation advantage -artikkeli


Helsinki Region Infoshare

Knowledge Exchange Initiative

Nine simple ways to make it easier to (re)use your data


Open Knowledge Foundation

Opportunities for Data Exchange

Panton Principles for Open Data in Science

Research Data Alliance

Scientists Who Share Data Publicly Receive More Citations -article in Science Daily webjournal

Finnish Open Access -workgroup

Public Data


Data arcives and storage services:


IDA storage service for research data

Finnish Social Sciences Data Archive FSD

FIN-CLARIN Language Bank

HELDA – Digital repository of Helsinki University


International directory of Open Access Repositories

International directory of Discipline-specific open access repositories

International directory of open access journals

Doria, collection of Finnish scientific articles