Xamk's Summer School of Gaming, 2023

12. 1. 2023 -

Xamk is arranging a Summer School of Gaming (3 ECTS) on 31 July – 4 August, 2023. We are delighted to invite your students to spend a week in the beautiful city of Kotka!

The Summer School of Gaming is focusing on the essentials of Video Game Creation, without needing to have a background of previous gaming studies. If you want to take full advantage of your studies in Finland, we also provide the possibility to gain some pre-knowledge on the topic (more information on our website).

Why Summer School of Gaming in Finland?

  • Learn from multi-year experts and gain 3 ECTS or more. The instructors of the summer school are highly recognized in the gaming field:

-          Dr. Jan Storgårds: with over 25 years of experience in the gaming industry, he is entrepreneur, Director of CADGI (Cambridge Academy of Games and Innovation) and CEO of Cambridge Gamechanger ltd. He has also experience working with start-ups and early-stage technology companies including video games studios.

-          James Shepherd: CEO Cypherdelic Limited and Head of Studio at nDreams, who just recently published Ghostbusters VR. Double Bafta and Develop winning executive responsible for delivering multi-million selling products. He has been working for both Microsoft (creating the Xbox games community 'Upload' and the app 'Upload Studio') and Sony (delivering triple 'A' products including ‘Heavenly Sword’and ‘LittleBigPlanet’.

-          A mentoring session about work related tips and gaming start-ups is also included in the programme.

  • Finnish summer is one-of-a-kind experience – spend 1 week in the bright summer of the happiest country in the world!

Language of instruction:

550€ for students from partner institutions
570€ for students from non-partner institutions

The price includes tuition, study material, scheduled free time activities, insurance during the scheduled activities and study certificate for recognition of study credits. The price does not include accommodation, but pre-booking will be done for the enrolled summer school students in the Roomz (Roomz - accommodation hamina), ensuring the price of 175€/week.

The Summer School application will be carried out through a digital form. The link will be activated on the website when the application period will open, between 1.3. – 30.4.2023.

For more information, please see attached the Brochure of Summer School of Gaming, visit our website Summer School of Gaming - Xamk or contact Ms Claudia Riva at claudia.riva@xamk.fi for further details.

Don’t miss the chance to be a part of this experience! 

- Xamk, all for the future –