School of Tourism and School of Sports 

The area of expertise for the School of Tourism is adventure based activities, in other words, developing profitable products and services involving experiences or adventure. The educational offering in Activity Tourism is unique in Finland. Activity tourism involves experiential activities in natural environments, as well as wellbeing tourism combined with the accommodation and catering business.

In the School of Sports, we are exergaming pioneers. Exergaming combines game technology and exercise to promote motor skills and physique. We use the SmartGym, located on our campus, as our testing environment. 

We actively develop and modernize service innovations and networks to help companies meet the needs of their customers cost-effectively. We produce high-quality and reliable applied tourism research in Finland. Read more about our core R&D competences

The School of Tourism and Sports offers the following degrees:

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Contact Information
Head of School
Mr Kimmo Nikkanen
Email. kimmo.nikkanen(at)
Tel. +358 44 7101 409