TUMO has centers in Yerevan, Dilijan, Gyumri and Stepanakert and work is underway to open centers in Koghb and Masis. TUMO Boxes are already in operation in the towns of Berd and Gavar. A third TUMO Box will open soon in the town of Sevan. Outside of Armenia, there are centers in Paris, Beirut, Moscow, Tirana and Berlin. Centers will soon open in several other cities around the world.
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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.
Schors 1, Gyumri, Armenia
+374 60 750651
TUMO Gyumri opened in 2015 with the support of Shant TV and in partnership with the AGBU in a temporary location that it quickly outgrew, reaching over 2,000 active students. In 2020, the center moved to the historic first theater of Gyumri, which can accommodate up to 4,000 students. The renovation of the building was undertaken by the famous architect Bernard Khoury. Equipped with a transformable stage/self-learning quadrant, a music room and classrooms, the building can serve not only as a TUMO Center, but also as a cultural center for the residents of the city. The old theater building was revived and the operations of TUMO’s new home were financed by the John and Hasmik Mgrdichian Foundation.
Knunyantsneri 2, Stepanakert, Artsakh
+374 41 500892
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.
TUMO Box Gavar
Buniatyan St. 18/5, Gavar, Gegharkunik, Armenia
Gavar TUMO Box was opened in December 2020 with the support of the American company, dot818. The goal of the TUMO Box project is to make the TUMO curriculum accessible to young people in smaller communities while providing them with an educational space. After passing the self-learning stage in Gavar, the students will go to TUMO Dilijan to participate in workshops and learning labs.
TUMO Box Berd
Hayk Nahapet St. 22/1, Berd, Tavush, Armenia
In December 2020, a TUMO Box was opened in Berd as a result of cooperation with the Central Bank of the Republic of Armenia, Amundi-ACBA and Hayg foundation. The Box provides education to about 320 young people a year in the fields of technology and design. After completing the self-learning stage, Berd TUMOians will go to the nearest TUMO center in Dilijan, and later to Koghb, to participate in workshops and labs.
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.
7 Mantulinskaya St, Building 3, Moscow, Russian Federation
+7 985 743 5909
In August 2020, the third International TUMO Center began operations. The center, launched in cooperation with Genome Ventures, is located in the heart of Moscow, right next to the Moscow International Business Center. The center is complete with all of the necessary educational facilities: self-learning platforms, workshop rooms, and a music recording studio. Students will need to pay for tuition, but the center is planning on providing a large number of grants per year that will cover the cost of attendance.
1 Italy Square, Arena Center 1001, Tirana, Albania
+355 4 452 4065
The fourth addition to the TUMO family, TUMO Tirana, opened its doors in October 2020. It is temporarily located in the Arena business center located in Albania’s biggest stadium. After its reconstruction, the center will relocate to the Pyramid of Tirana. The Soviet-era landmark will be revamped by MVRDV, a renowned Dutch architectural studio. TUMO Tirana was opened in cooperation with the American-Albanian Development Foundation and the Municipality of Tirana.
Wilmersdorfer Str. 59 10627 Berlin, Germany
+151 11 40 78 54
Welcome the newest addition to the TUMO family: TUMO Berlin! The center opened in November 2020 and occupies four floors in a brand new building, located in the historic Charlottenburg district. Over 1,000 students will have the opportunity to study at the fifth international TUMO Center, that offers our cutting-edge program around 10 learning targets. The official opening of TUMO Berlin is scheduled for 2021.
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.