Summer School in Game Development

Join this 3-week summer programme to deepen your skills in game development. The course provides you with a unique opportunity for both theoretical and hands-on knowledge in game design, programming, arts, audio and testing.


You get to study in an international atmosphere where learning is efficient, but also FUN. Finland, with its booming game industry, is a perfect place to catch the latest know-how of the field.

The participants work in teams, which each create a game of their own.  You will also learn how to manage game development projects – a skill which is an asset in the job market. The course features top-professionals both from game industry and academia, and provides you also opportunities for networking.

The International Summer School has an active social programme. You will get acquainted with the Nordic lifestyle, whilst enjoying the beautiful Finnish summer. Turku, a city of students, has always lot of things going on, yet it is a safe place to live in.

The International Summer School in Game Development is aimed at undergraduate students or equivalent, with basic skills in programming or graphic design. You must be at least 18 years old.

Course details

Academic level(s)Bachelor
CountryFinland
Language of instructionEnglish
InstitutionUniversity of Turku
Begin date10.08.2015
End date28.08.2015
Registration deadline18.05.2015
ECTS credits0.0
Field schoolYes
Fields of studyComputer science
Teaching placeTurku, Finland
Teaching termSummer
Tagsdesigndevelopmentgamesprogramming
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