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HUMAK University of Applied Sciences, Tornio

A Network University of Applied Sciences
HUMAK is a national network university of applied sciences in humanities, pedagogy and cultural management. HUMAK has campuses in 11 municipalities.

Tornio Campus

Student in the snow The Tornio Campus of HUMAK is located by the River Torne near the Swedish border with a good transport system. Tornio Campus is known in particular for specialising in adventure and sports education and for having lively international activities.
The campus provides studies both in social strengthening and international and multicultural activities. The campus graduates have been employed easily.

Study with us to become a community pedagogue

Tornio hosts the campus of civic activities and youth work department from where community pedagogues (polytechnic degree) graduate. In HUMAK, you can study in seven different degree programmes in humanities, pedagogy and cultural management. In addition to community pedagogues, also cultural producers and sign language interpreters graduate from HUMAK.

Working Life Cooperation on the Campus

Students' know-how is increased and their professional growth is supported in practical training in numerous workplaces, students' working life-based projects and theses. Furthermore, the development projects implemented together with HUMAK's working life partners in cooperation provide students with a natural environment for learning at work.

Special Know-How for Working Life

HUMAK is developing its cooperation with the working life partners of its fields and sectors. Through us it is possible to recruit trainees and commission theses and students' project works as well as employ experts who graduate in the fields of HUMAK.
We provide our special know-how in civic and youth work, cultural management and sign language interpretation in the form of development projects, educational services and other specialist services.

Adventure Education

Specialised studies are non-degree programmes complementing a polytechnic degree for the needs of working life. The module of specialisation studies in adventure education is intended for professionals who have completed their degree in pedagogy, youth work or other instructing field who want a new tool for their profession.Student and tent