Finland Swedish Text Corpus (FISC)

Department of Scandinavian languages and literature
P.O.Box 4
FIN-00014 University of Helsinki


Key points


Design: Standardisation: Hardware: Software: System requirements: Availability:

Uses of the corpus

Linguistic research:

Language guidance: Lexicography: Language contact: Language technology:

The consortium

  • The project has been conducted by a consortium comprising:

    The Department of Scandinavian Languages (Nordica) is the Lead Participant of the consortium.

    The project started officially at Nordica in August 1991. The kernel corpus of about 2,5 running words was established by the end of 1995.

    Future plans

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