Finnish Society for Byzantine Studies (BTS), founded in 1982, is a scientific society dedicated to advancing research on Byzantine culture and its subsequent impact. The society aims to promote scholarly investigation and broader awareness of Byzantine culture in Finland.

BTS publishes its own scientific series called Acta Byzantina Fennica and has a member magazine named Skholion.

As a member organization, BTS is affiliated with both the Finnish Federation of Learned Societies and the Association Internationale des Études Byzantines, which comprises national Byzantine research societies.

The central activities of BTS include lecture events, held twice a year, as well as conferences, excursions, and trips. You are warmly welcome to join!

You are welcome to join as a member!

Finnish Society for Byzantine Studies (BTS) welcomes all those interested in Byzantium to become members.

Our membership fees are as follows:

  • Individual Membership: €25 per year
  • Undergraduate Student Membership: €10 per year
  • Family Membership: €40 per year
  • Supporter/Corporate Membership: €50 per year

You can pay the membership fee to the association’s account. Here are the payment details:

  • Payee: Bysantin tutkimuksen seura ry
  • Account Number: FI45 5780 3820 1872 75
  • Reference Number: 20226

If you are a new member, please provide your contact information to the following address: info(a)

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