Saint Petersburg, Russia

Camp in Game Design

when 15 July 2020 - 4 August 2020
language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 6 EC
fee EUR 450

The camp in Game Design is aimed at students and young scientists interested in digital game development. The program covers a variety of topics, including:

Project management in game industry
Game design
Game development technologies
Game development marketing
The camp is carried out in cooperation with the leading game companies such as Nival and Wargaming and provides students with a unique opportunity for professional and personal growth. Participants of the camp in Game Design 2019 will also be invited to participate in the VK fest held annually in St. Petersburg.

Camp Program
The camp’s program consists of three parts:

Lectures conducted by the highly-skilled specialists in the IT field
Visits to leading game companies such as Nival and Wargaming
Individual and team research projects
Excursions and tours around St. Petersburg
VK fest

Target group

Admission Requirements
Bachelor’s degree (3rd year and above), Master’s and PhD students in STEM fields, in particular, ICT and Programming;
Knowledge of standard data structures and algorithms, programming skills in C ++ / C # / Java;
Ability to use mathematical packages and data processing languages (Python / R / MathCAD / MatLab);
Upper-intermediate knowledge of English;
Graphic engines and/or a portfolio featuring your own game development plan will be an advantage.

Fee info

EUR 450: What is included in the Fees?
 Sightseeing tour of St. Petersburg
 Guided tour of the Hermitage Museum
 Certificate awarded by ITMO University (ECTS)
 Visa invitation letter
 Orientation tour on Campus
 All taxes