TUMO has centers in Yerevan, Dilijan, Gyumri and Stepanakert and is adding two more, in Koghb and Masis. In 2018, we opened our first international centers in Paris and Beirut.
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Halabyan 16, Yerevan, Armenia
+374 10 398 413
The flagship TUMO center opened in Yerevan, Armenia, in 2011. It got its name from Tumanyan Park, which is in turn named after the beloved Armenian author Hovhannes Tumanyan. The Yerevan center was designed by Bernard Khoury to embody TUMO’s pedagogical approach through flexibility, transparency and technological creativity. It now has over 15,000 active students.
Myasnikyan 63, Dilijan, Armenia
+374 268 225 86
The second TUMO center, located in the town of Dilijan, opened its doors in 2013, with the support of the Central Bank of Armenia through the TUMOxCBA partnership. TUMO Dilijan gives hundreds of teenagers, some of whom come from remote villages, access to the unique TUMO learning system. The center is currently being expanded to accommodate more students from surrounding towns.
Gayi 1, Gyumri, Armenia
+374 60 750651
TUMO Gyumri opened in 2015 in a temporary location that it quickly outgrew, reaching over 2,000 active students. It will be moving to the historic first theater of Gyumri, which TUMO is currently renovating to accommodate up to 4,000 students. The idea of opening a TUMO in Gyumri was initiated by the Shant TV station whose telethon raised the necessary funds to launch it. TUMO Gyumri is the first of two TUMO centers made possible by the TUMOxAGBU partnership with the Armenian General Benevolent Union.
Knunyantsneri 2, Stepanakert, Artsakh
+374 47 963036
TUMO Stepanakert was the second center to open through the TUMOxAGBU partnership. It is housed on the first floor of a historic building donated by the government of the Artsakh Republic and renovated by Karabakh Telecom. Over 1,000 students currently attend the center, many of them from surrounding cities and villages. Having grown beyond its planned capacity, TUMO Stepanakert is expected to expand to the second floor, almost doubling in size.
Forum des images
2 rue du cinema, Forum des Halles
Paris, France, 75001
01 44 76 63 33
The first international TUMO Center opened in Paris in October 2018. It is located in the Forum des Images Center in the Les Halles section of Paris. The center provides education free of charge to about 1,500 students between the ages of 12 and 18 years old.
Beirut Digital District, TUMO Building #1079, Beirut, Lebanon
79 108 666 , 01666886
TUMO Beirut, which opened in November 2018, is the network’s second international center and first one in the Middle East. Located in the Beirut Digital District, students take charge of their own learning across ten focus areas in technology and design. Self-learning activities, workshops, hands-on projects with international professionals and a summercamp — young people are given the tools and know-how to explore their creative potential and prepare for careers of the future.
Mantulinskaya 7, Building 3, Moscow, Russian Federation
+7 985 743 5909
The first international The 3rd international TUMO center opened in August 2020. The center, launched in cooperation with Genome Ventures, is located in the heart of Moscow, right next to the Moscow City Business Center. The center has its own building, complete with all of the necessary educational facilities: self-learning platforms, workshop spaces, a music recording studio, etc. Students will need to pay for tuition, but the center is planning on providing a large number of grants per year that will offer free tuition.
A new TUMO center in Armenia’s north-eastern border village of Koghb will open its doors in 2020 thanks to a partnership with the local Koghb Foundation. The center will accommodate as many as 1,000 teenagers from Koghb and neighboring towns of Noyemberyan, Berdavan and beyond. The building, designed by architect Bernard Khoury, will be equipped with high-tech workshop rooms, self-learning stations, a sound recording studio, a cinema, and a large sports facility.
The town of Masis, to the south of Yerevan, with its beautiful view of Mount Ararat, will be the latest addition to the TUMO family. Thanks to a partnership with the Masis Development Foundation the center will accommodate up to 1,000 students, with room for expansion. A unique aspect of TUMO Masis is it’s francophone orientation: It will add French to TUMO’s languages of instruction and will establish exchanges with instructors from France and other French-speaking countries.
A new TUMO center is on the horizon in Albania! The Pyramid of Tirana, a soviet-era landmark, will be revamped by renowned Dutch architect Winy Maas of MVRDV and become home to the city’s very own TUMO Center for Creative Technologies. The initiative is a collaboration between the American-Albanian Development Foundation and the Municipality of Tirana. We can’t wait for the Pyramid’s next chapter as a cutting-edge hub for Albanian youth.