1. Research in Educational Sciences Publication Series

The Research in Educational Sciences publication series is a showcase for Finnish educational research and literature. It was established in 1999 and it has produced around fifty published books, several of which in English. The series includes high-grade scientific research reports and compilations on various education-related fields. The authors and editors of the publications are mainly researchers and lecturers at Finnish universities. All publications have gone through a peer-reviewing process.

Our Open Access Policy

We recommend authors to archive their articles in institutional repositories. Authors can archive pre-print, post-print or publisher’s version (we recommend to archive publisher’s version). An embargo is 12 months from publication date. Please use CC BY 4.0 license.

Publications are available in FERA Online Bookstore.

Editorial staff of the Publication Series

Professor Hannu L.T. Heikkinen (chair)
Professor Arto Jauhiainen
Docent, University Lecturer Pirjo Suvilehto
Professor Minna Uitto
Secretary Anna-Maija Tuuliainen

The Finnish Institute for Educational Research answers for the practical editing and functions.

Contact Information:

Finnish Educational Research Association
c/o Finnish Institute for Educational Research
P.O. Box 35 FI-40014 University of Jyväskylä, Finland
Anna-Maija Tuuliainen
Tel. +358 40 805 4260

2. Kasvatus, The Finnish Journal of Education

Kasvatus is a Finnish scientific journal issued by the Finnish Educational Research Association and published by the Finnish Institute for Educational Research at the University of Jyväskylä. Kasvatus, the Finnish Journal of Education presents theoretical knowledge and research findings to researchers, lecturers, educators and students; highlights the interaction between research and educational practices; provides information on educational events; and acts as a promoter of connections between both educational scholars and teachers.

The journal is issued five times a year. Some of the issues focus on a specific theme selected from the field of education. Around thirty peer-reviewed articles and reviews are published each year in the journal. In addition, the journal contains briefer articles, comments, book reviews and reports from events related to education research. The Educational Research Association has appointed a four-member editorial committee to work with the editorial staff and the chief editor to further develop the journal. The chief editor is appointed by the editorial committee.

More information about the FERA Journal


Maarit Ansela
Finnish Institute for Educational Research
P.O. Box 35, FI-40014 University of Jyväskylä, Finland
Tel. +358 046 922 1000