HUMAK University of Applied Sciences

Finland Turku Novia University of Applied Sciences
Humak University of Applied Sciences
Humanistinen ammattikorkeakoulu
TypeUniversity of applied sciences (polytechnic)
RectorTapio Huttula
Students1,500 (2018)[1]

Humak University of Applied Sciences (Finnish: Humanistinen ammattikorkeakoulu, i.e. "Humanist"; HUMAK) is a university of applied sciences (a polytechnic) in Finland. Humak is leading educator in the humanities and pedagogy as well as cultural management in Finland.[2]

Humak is a nationwide university of applied sciences, specialising in the development of expertise in organisational activities and youth work, work community development, adventure education, entrepreneurship in cultural management and creative industries, and language accessibility in the interpreting sector. Humak operates in four regions: the Helsinki Region (Helsinki, Kauniainen and Nurmijärvi), Jyväskylä, Kuopio and Turku.[3]

Humak's strategical research, development and innovation activities are especially focused in these areas: cultural management and conveyance of culture, youth work and communality, organisation work, work communities and integration and interpreting and linguistic accessibility. Humak is the largest educator in Europe in the fields of NGO work and youth work.

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  1. ^ "Hakeneet, aloittaneet ja opiskelijat vuosittain". AMKOTA database. Ministry of Education. 2010. Retrieved August 13, 2011.
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