The Science Education Centre coordinates science education activities at the University of Helsinki. Launched on 1 January 2017, it continues the work of the University’s LUMA Centre (2003–2016) and the AinO Centre (2006–2016).
The Centre serves as a University-internal network. The Centre is currently backed by the Faculty of Biological and Environmental Sciences, the Faculty of Arts, the Faculty of Educational Sciences, and the Faculty of Science, which is the coordinating unit of the Centre.
The Centre represents the University of Helsinki in the LUMA Centre Finland network and is responsible for the administration of the network during the period 2017–2019.