Hanna Maria Kontio, Adjunct professor, Senior Researcher

  • PL 9 (Siltavuorenpenger 3A)



  • Finland


Research activity per year

Personal profile

Description of research and teaching


My current research focuses on internationalisation, diversities and interculturality in higher education. I am conducting research on international programmes, global education and international partnerships in higher education.   


I work as a regional expert for Africa partnerships in the Global Innovation Network for Teaching and Learning coordinated by University of Helsinki.

Research supervision at Changing Education Master's Programme. 

I am the responsible lecturer of the Changing Education international Master's programme.  


Education information

PhD. (Education), University of Helsinki, Faculty of Education 2014

External positions

Senior researcher, University of Jyväskylä

1 Aug 201731 Jul 2020

Assistant Professor, Eritrea Institute of Technology

1 Sept 201530 Dec 2016

Education Specialist, Finn Church Aid

14 Aug 201530 Dec 2016

Fields of Science

  • 516 Educational sciences
  • sociology of education
  • 520 Other social sciences
  • development research

International and National Collaboration

Publications and projects within past five years.