Finnish Journal of Music Education


The journal publishes articles and reviews on the research and practice of music education in Finnish, Swedish and English. Please read "Instruction to contributors" if you are interested in submitting a manuscript for the journal. If you would like to subscribe the journal, please contact Single copies are sold at Ostinato. You can read the first issue (vol. 1 no 1, 1996), the special issue on praxialism (vol. 5, numbers 1–2, 2000) and all the issues from year 2006 free on the homepage (Archive/Arkisto) app. a year after the issue is published in print.

The journal is published in co-operation with Finnish Society of Research in Arts Education and the Hollo-Institute.

The journal is included in the RILM Full-text Music Journals Collection.
The Federation of Finnish Learned Societies has subsidized this journal.

Invitation of papers for a special issue 2022

Finnish Journal of Music Education (FJME) is inviting papers for a special issue on a topic: “Care and Compassion in Music Education”. The topic is based on this year’s NNRME 2022 -conference theme. The topic can be approached from the perspective of various disciplines and research questions – we hope the special issue to reflect the multiplicity of approaches and viewpoints.

At the first stage, we invite abstracts (max 300 words) as paper proposals by the end of February (28.2.2022). The abstracts can be sent directly to me Papers of the special issue will be selected based on the abstracts and the authors will be informed about the decision by March 10thDeadline for the full articles is in May, 20.5.2022. We expect the special issue authors also to serve as peer-reviewers to each other’s papers during May-June 2022.

Language of the papers can be Finnish, Swedish, or English. The general instructions of the journal for preparing the articles can be found at the FJME website