In English

Förbundsarenan (formerly known as Svenska studieförbundet) is a national coalition of civil society organizations for Swedish-speaking Finns. Förbundsarenan is politically independent and is active in Swedish. The association was founded in 1961.

Förbundsarenan has 68 members. These are Swedish speaking associations and central organizations. Together they represent over 400 000 individual members and around 1200 other members, such as registered associations, municipalities and congregations.

The task of Förbundsarenan is to promote the conditions for and support the development of the civil society in Swedish speaking Finland, as a contribution to democratic social development and social welfare.