The Finnish Association for Applied Linguistics, AFinLA (Association Finlandaise de Linguistique Appliquée), is an affiliate member organisation of the International Association for Applied Linguistics (AILA). AFinLA organises an annual Autumn Symposium, publishes two peer-reviewed publication series and provides information about research and events in applied linguistics in Finland and abroad. Applied linguistics studies linguistic activity from the perspectives of individuals, communities and societies based on multidisciplinary and social reality.


Afinlandia Award 2023 to Helmi Marttila

AFinLA (Association Finlandaise de Linguistique Appliquée) awards the Afinlandia prize annually for a distinguished Master’s thesis and every three years […]

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Publication series

AFinLAn Yearbook

AFinLA Yearbook 2022: Kieli, muutos ja yhteiskunta. Language change and society.

Published: 2 Dec 2022


No 15 (2023): Kielenoppimista tukeva arviointi. Assessment for supporting language learning.

Published: 17 Apr 2023



Autumn Symposium

The symposium brings together linguists, researchers and others interested in applied linguistics to reflect on the featured topics in creative and versatile and wide-ranging ways, from both theoretical and practical perspectives.

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