Tallinn, Estonia

Design of Serious Games

when 16 January 2023 - 20 January 2023
language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 EC
fee EUR 300

The Digital Learning Games international master curriculum is providing a oneĀ­-week course in designing serious games.

Serious games are games designed for a purpose other than just entertainment. This purpose can relate to defense, education, science, health care, emergency management, urban planning, engineering, politics, and so on. Digital Learning Games is a multidisciplinary programme that combines game design, interaction design and instructional design. Its objective is to bring together experts with different backgrounds (art, ICT, pedagogy, psychology) and design and develop serious and learning games in heterogeneous teams.

Course leader

Mikhail Fiadotau

Target group

The course is for teachers, educational technologists, designers, developers, story writers, graphical designers and all others who are interested in designing serious games

Course aim

During this intensive winter course participants will learn the essentials of designing serious and learning games. Students with different backgrounds from all over the world will form teams and design new serious games from idea to working prototype. The environment used for prototyping does not require programming skills.

Fee info

EUR 300: Accommodation and meals are not included in the price.
EUR 250: Fee for students.