The mission of Junior University (formerly known as LUMA Center Saimaa / LUT Junior University) is to promote science, technology and sustainability education for children and young people in line with the strategies and focus areas of the LUT universities. 

Our aim is to awaken the interest of children and young people in mathematics, science, technology, business and research, and also for university studies. We also support the development of the competence of sustainability among the children and young people.

Junior University is part of the national LUMA centre Finland network.

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Leena Ikonen

LUMA Coordinator