Research activities at Kela consist of conducting research and offering expertise to support the development of social security and health as well as Kela's operations. Research at Kela is multi-disciplinary: our researchers have backgrounds in diverse fields, such as health sciences, medical sciences, social pharmacy, economics, social sciences, social law and statistics.


Kela publishes peer reviewed research findings and other current publications from our staff researchers as well as our associates. Kela may also publish manuscripts, whose material is register or other data produced in Kela or which deal with Kela operations.