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Vexillological Associations and Institutions

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Associations and Institutions

This listing of vexillological organizations includes members of the Fédération internationale des associations vexillologie (FIAV) as well as other associations not presently members of FIAV. Membership information for FIAV members and former FIAV members is courtesy of FIAV. Please note corrections or errors to both FOTW and the FIAV Secretary-General.

Vexillological Associations
(alternative names and abbreviations shown below primary entry)
Members of Fédération internationale des associations vexillologiques
Name Membership
Territory Home Page
Asociación Argentina de Vexilología (AAV) Yes Argentina Here
Associació Catalana de Vexil·lologia (ACV) Yes Spain
The Burgee Data Archives (BDA) No Canada None
The Canadian Flag Association (CFA)
L'Association canadienne de vexillologie (ACV)
Yes Canada None
Centre Belgo-Européen d'Études des Drapeaux (CEBED) No Belgium Here
Centro Italiano Studi Vessillologici (CISV) Yes Italy Here
Centrum Flagi Ziemi (CFZ)
Earth Flag Centre
No Poland None
Chesapeake Bay Flag Association (CBFA) Yes United States None
Confederate States Vexillological Association (CSVA) Yes United States Here
Czech Vexillological Society / Česká Vexilologická společnost Yes Czech Republic Here
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Flaggenkunde, e.V. (DGF) Yes Germany Here
Flag Data Centre (SVI)
Středisko Vexilologcký Informací
Yes Czech Republic Here
Flag Design center (FDC) No Poland None
Flag Heritage Foundation (FHF) No United States None
The Flag Institute (FI) Yes United Kingdom Here
Flag Research Center (FRC) No United States None
Flag Research Centre of Sri Lanka (FRCSL) No Sri Lanka None
Flags Australia
(formerly: Flag Society of Australia)
Yes Australia Here
Flags of the World (FOTW) Yes The World
Fundación Centro Interdisciplinario de Estudios Culturales
Yes Argentina Here
Great Waters Association of Vexillology (GWAV) Yes United States
(Illinois, Indiana,
Kentucky, Michigan
Heraldica Slovenica (HS) Yes Slovenia None
Heraldischer Verein "Zum Kleeblatt" von 1888 zu Hannover e.V.
Yes Germany None
The Heraldry and Vexilology Society of Malta (HAVSOM) Yes Malta None
Instytut Heraldyczno-Weksylologiczny (IHW) No Poland None
Kevarzhe Vannielouriezh Vreizh (KVV)
Société bretonne de vexillologie
Yes France
Magyarországi Záslo Társaság (MZT) Yes Hungary None
Mauritius Buch Verlag GmbH (MBV) No Germany Here
National Flag Foundation (NFF) Yes United States Here
Nederlandse Vereniging voor Vlaggenkunde (NVvV) Yes Netherlands Here
New England Vexillological Association (NEVA) Yes United States
(New England)
New Zealand Flag Association (NZFA) Yes New Zealand None
Nihon Kishougaku Kyoukai
Japanese Vexillological Association (JAVA)
Yes Japan Here
Nordisk Flaggselskap (NF)
Norræna Fánafélagið
Nordiska Flaggsällskapet
Pohjoismaiden Lippuseura (PL)
Nordisk Flag Selskab (NFS)
Yes Denmark, Finland
Iceland, Sweden
North American Vexillological Association (NAVA) Yes United States
Partioheraldikot r.y. (PH) Yes Finland None
Polskie Towarzystwo Weksylologizne (PTW) Yes Poland None
Russian Centre of Vexillology and Heraldry (RCVH) Yes Russia Here
Schweizerische Gesellschaft für Fahnen- und Flaggenkunde (SGFF)
Société Suisse de Vexillologie
Societè Svizzeradi Vessillologia (SSV)
Yes Switzerland Here
Sociedad Española de Vexilología (SEV) Yes Spain Here
Societas Vexillologica Belgica (SVB) Yes Belgium None
Societatea de Genealogie, Heraldicâ si Archivisticâ "Paul Gore" (SGHAPG) Yes Moldova None
Societatea Românâ de Vexilologie (SRV) Yes Romania None
Société française de vexillologie (SFV) Yes France None
The Southern African Vexillological Association (SAVA) Yes Angola, Botswana,
Lesotho, Madagascar,
Malawi, Mozambique,
Namibia, South Africa,
Swaziland, Zambia,
and Zimbabwe
Tumbling Waters Museum of Flags (TWMF) No United States Here
Ukrayins'ke Heral'dychne Tovarystvo
The Ukrainian Heraldry Society (UHT)
Yes Ukraine None
Västra Sveriges Heraldiska Sällskap (VSHS) Yes Sweden None
Venezuelan Association of Symbollogy (Venezimbol) Unknown Venezuela Here
Vexillological Association of the State of Texas (VAST) Yes United States
Vlaggen Documentatie Centrum Nederland (VCDN) Yes Netherlands Here
World Vexillological Research Institute (WVRI) No Germany None
Non-FIAV organizations
(small regional associations; individuals;
former FIAV member organizations, proprietorships; or defunct organizations)
Name Membership
Territory Home Page
Accademia di San Marciano, Sezione Vessillologica (ASM) (inactive)   Italy  
American Vexillum (operations suspended 2006) No United States None
Antarctic Vexillological Association Yes Antarctica None
Archive für Flaggenkunde (AfF) No Germany Here
Asociación de Vexilólogos de Peru Yes Peru None
Association française d'études internationale de vexillologie (AFEIV) (inactive)   France  
Bannieloù Breizh Yes France
Bulgarian Heraldry and Vexillology Society Yes Bulgaria None
Cascadia Division Yes Canada (British Columbia)
United States (Washington, Oregon)
Confederation of Flag and Ensign Enthusiasts (CofFEE) (current status unknown) Yes United States (Mississippi) None
Croatian Association for Heraldry and Vexillology (CAHV)
(Hrvatsko društvo za zastave i grbove (HDZG)
Yes Croatia Here
Cumann Vexilleolaioch na hÉireann (CVE)
Vexillological Society of Ireland (defunct)
  Ireland None
Flag Data Bank (Inactive)   Germany None
Flag Society of Pakistan Yes Pakistan None
Das Flaggenkabinett No Germany None
Frostbite Flag Society (FFS) Yes United States
(Minnesota, Wisconsin)
Georgian Vexillological Association Yes Georgia None
Gesellschaft für Österreichische Heereskunde (GOH) No Austria None
Golden Gate Vexillological Association (current status unknown) Yes United States None
Heraldry Society, Flag Section (HSFS) (inactive, forerunner to The Flag Institute)   United Kingdom No
Heralatin Yes Venezuela Mail list
Heraldus Unknown Slovenia No
Indian Vexillological Association (IVA) No India Here
Office Généalogique et Héraldique de Belgique (OGHB) No Belgium Here
Portland Flag Association Yes United States (Oregon) None
Sociedad Cubana de Simbología Unknown Cuba None
Société vexillologique de l'ouest (SVO) Yes France (Poitou region) Here
Stichting voor Banistiek en Heraldiek (SBH) No Netherlands None
Tennessee Institute for Flag Studies (TIFS) Yes United States (Tennessee) Here
United States Flag Foundation (USFF) (dissolved)   United States  
Vexillological Association of Bosnia-Herzegovina (status unknown) Yes Bosnia-Herzegovina None
Wappen-Herold, Deutsche Heraldische Gesellschaft e.V. (WH) No Germany None
Wessex Flag Institute Yes United Kingdom (Wessex) None