Game Development

#game design #programming #game graphics #audio design

Dreaming of a career in game industry? Want to learn to develop games of your own?

Interested in learning more about programming, game graphics or audio design?

Our summer school program is organized in cooperation between University of Turku, Turku University of Applied Sciences and Turku Game Lab.

The course features top-professionals both from game industry and academia, providing the opportunities for networking in both areas of work.


Dates: 10.–21.8.2020
Organizer: University of Turku, Turku University of Applied Sciences and Turku Game Lab
Credits: 5 ECTS
Class size: min.10 – max. 20 students

Course description

The course is designed to give unique opportunity to have hands-on-experience in game design, programming, game graphics and audio design.

The multidisciplinary and international setting provides efficient learning methods and above all FUN, with aim to show how it looks to work and be part of gaming industry in Finland.


  • The course content includes among other things:
  • the basics of game programming
  • teamwork and team-forming
  • roles and responsibilities in gaming company
  • 2D+3D game graphics and animation
  • gamification
  • game jam – making a game


Subjects may change.

Target audience

Undergraduate students with at least two years completed of Bachelor’s studies in any field.


Jouni Smeds, PhD, Head of Turku Game Lab, Adjunct professor, University of Turku
Taisto Suominen, Laboratory Engineer,
Turku University of Applied Sciences