Mercator European Research Centre on Multilingualism and Language Learning, hosted by the Fryske Akademy, researches multilingual education and language learning in Europe. For policy makers and professional workers, it is an independent and recognized reference centre. Mercator European Research Centre brings Europe to Fryslân and Fryslân to Europe.
Network to Promote Linguistic Diversity: The Network to Promote Linguistic Diversity (NPLD) is a European wide network working in the field of language policy & planning for Constitutional, Regional and Small-State Languages (CRSS) across Europe. NPLD includes governments both national and regional, universities and associations as its members.
European Language Equality Network: The European Language Equality Network (ELEN) has as its goal the promotion and protection of European lesser-used languages, (RMLs), to work towards linguistic equality for these languages, and multilingualism, under the broader framework of human rights, and to be a voice for the speakers of these languages at the local, regional, national, European and international level.
Leeuwarden City of Literature: As a UNESCO City of Literature, Leeuwarden and the surrounding province of Fryslân are committed to fostering the development of a professional literary community, building an international network and making literature as accessible as possible (while also addressing low literacy and multilingualism).