Nordic Library

The Nordic library is administrated collaboratively by the Danish, Finnish, Norwegian, and Swedish Institutes. The library is located next door to the Finnish Institute. Opened in 1995, the main purpose of the library is to serve scholars and students specialising in ancient studies. The library includes some 40 000 volumes, mainly dealing with the archaeology, culture and history of ancient Greece.

Reference library of the Institute

The institute itself has a small reference library containing some ancient literature, reference books and modern Finnish and Greek prose. The core of the library consists of books donated by the late Professor of Greek Language and Literature, Henrik Zilliacus.


The head librarian is Evi Charitoudi and the assistant librarian Vibeke Espholm-Kurtovik.

Online catalogue