Welcome to Humak

Humak is a University of Applied Sciences that is an expert and a leading educator in the humanities and pedagogy as well as cultural management in the whole of Finland.

Humak offers both

HUMAK offers courses in English in the following fields

Civic Activities and
Youth Work

The Degree Programme in Civic Activities and
Youth Work offers long-term courses in English
in the field of adventure education and
social inclusion.

Cultural Management

The Degree Programme in
Cultural Management offers courses
in English in the field of arts and
cultural administration, marketing,
communication and Finnish language,
media and culture.


15.09.2014 - 14.12.2014, Nurmijärvi, Finland

Adventure Education course suits well for 3rd and 4th year students, whose study line is social studies, education, youth work, leisure and activity studies.

23.02.2015 - 02.06.2015, Helsinki, Finland

The main focuses of the course will be on methods for empowerment and the topics of social inclusion and early intervention.



Humak lecturer and a group of youth work students visited South Korea on an intergovernmental exchange program. Laura Korkeakoski, one of the four students in the group wrote the report below.


A group of 7 students and 2 professors from Minnesota University came to Finland to learn more about our youth work and policies. Summer academy program consisted of study visits to various youth organizations, youth centers and camp sites mainly in Helsinki but also in Tallinn.


From September 1st 2014 all the students at Humak can participate in Academic Sports of Jyväskylä organized by the University of Jyväskylä.


A group of students from Minnesota and their professors visit Helsinki to get to know more about European and Finnish youth work and to tell us about youth work in Minnesota.

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