Finnish Association for Media and Communication Studies

The Finnish Association for Media and Communication Studies (Mevi) strives to promote media and communication research by making the field known both in the scientific community and elsewhere. We have approximately 300 members, most of them in Finland.

The association keeps in contact with both Finnish and international researchers, organizations and research institutes. We co-operate actively with other Nordic research associations, Nordicom (Nordic Information Center for Media and Communications Research), and Nordmedia Network. Mevi is also an associate member of the International Association for Media and Communication Research IAMCR and the European Communication Research and Education Association ECREA.

In Finland Mevi follows developments in the media and communication field, observes research policies and educational policies and engages in public discussion on these issues. The association also takes up essential themes of media and communication research in the journal Media & viestintä and in the conferences it organizes.

Finnish Association for Media and Communication Studies / Anna Rantasila
Faculty of Information Technology and Communication Sciences
FIN-33014 University of Tampere, FINLAND
Professor Mikko Villi (president): mikko.villi(at)
Mirka Muilu (secretary): mevi.sihteeri(at)

Media & viestintä

Media & viestintä (formerly Tiedotustutkimus) is the leading Finnish journal on communication and media studies, published since the early 1970s. The journal celebrated its 40th birthday in 2014. With four issues a year it covers a wide area of research with articles, interviews, reviews, and commentaries. The articles are in Finnish but English abstracts are included. Media & viestintä is published by the Finnish Association for Media and Communication Studies (Mevi).

Media & viestintä / Auli Harju
Faculty of Social Sciences
Kalevantie 4, FI-33014 University of Tampere