Think tank

Skandinaviska sällskapet för iranistik

Scandinavian Society for Iranian Studies ‒ SSIS

Uppsala, Sweden

The Scandinavian Society for Iranian Studies (SSIS) aims to foster and advance Iranian Studies in Scandinavia, to encourage and facilitate scholarly exchange amongst its membership, and to provide a forum for the exchange of ideas concerning diverse aspects of Iranian civilization. The Society promotes high standards of scholarship in the field and encourages the teaching of Iranian Studies, particularly Persian language and literature, at the graduate and undergraduate levels in the Scandinavian countries.

Contact details


Department of Linguistics and Philology, Uppsala University, Box 635, 75126 Uppsala, Sweden


Northern Europe

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
Iran, Afghanistan, Central Asia, the Caucasus, Anatolia, and northern India
Operating languages
English , Swedish

Organisation details

Business model
For profit
Institutional affiliations
Year founded
Age (years)
Skandinaviska sällskapet för iranistik
Sweden average
Global average
Founded by
Founders: Ashk Dahlén
Founder gender: All male
Leader(s) (2022): N/A
Leader gender: N/A
Leader(s) (2021): Anders Widmark
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2020): N/A
Leader gender: N/A

Data notes

Last updated: 11/01/2022
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: Organisation´s website, Wikipedia: List of think tanks
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