About CICERO Learning

CICERO Learning is a network for distinguished researchers and research groups on learning. The researchers of the network are based in different universities and research institutes in Finland. The network builds co-operation with research groups and units around the world.

Currently CICERO Learning Network members are Aalto University, Unviversity of Eastern Finland, University of Helsinki, University of Lapland, University Consortium of Pori, Aarhus University and Research Foundation for Studies and Education Otus. CICERO Learning Network was established in 2006, and is coordinated by the University of Helsinki.

CICERO Learning network promotes cutting edge research on learning across the boundaries between diverse scientific fields. The network aims to nurture academic innovations and synergies among research communities, businesses and industry, for the benefit of the Finnish society in particular and global community in general.

Research focuses:

Learning and the impact of technology
Digital technology, mobile technology, web-based communication and learning, technology-supported collaborative learning, human-computer interaction, learning machines


Learning across the lifespan
Educational systems, teaching and learning, informal learning, learning at work, life-long learning


Learning, the brain and the mind
The biological, neural, philosophical, psychological and social processes of learning


Learning and the Society
Changes in society and the nature of work, competence building, knowledge management, social innovations, access to learning, issues of inclusion and exclusion


New understandings about learning
Theories of learning, methodologies of and for learning