The digital materials of the Migration Institute of Finland include, for example:

  • institute’s own publications
  • archive materials (such as letters and photographs)
  • presentations
  • historical publications

The material will be available both directly from this website and through external search services and publication archives (Doria, Finna, Thus far, only some of the materials have been added to the sites.

Please send all requests and inquiries regarding the digital materials to the following addresses:


Emigrant Register can be found here:

The Migration Institute of Finland holds diverse materials related to migration flows, a significant portion of which concern Finns living abroad. Some of the materials are available in a…
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The archives of the Migration Institute of Finland consist of the Migration Collections and the institute’s own official archives. The Migration Collections mostly include cultural heritage and…
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Genealogy / Emigrant Register
The collections of the Migration Institute of Finland include much individual-level information that can help in tracking family members who have moved abroad and in finding information…
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The library of the Migration Institute of Finland holds over 8,000 listed publications regarding migration flows and ethnicity. Besides books, the collections include newspapers, periodicals…
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