Study at Department of Game Design

Game Design Education

Our bachelor's programs aim to give students the knowledge and skills that are in demand in the game industry and game development today. The master's programs introduce students to the latest in game research. We also offer independent courses.

Study Game Design

Studying game design gives you the tools to understand and work with the game medium at a high international level and move professional game development. Graduated students include entrepreneurs with their own development studio as well as employees at the most successful game companies both in and outside of Sweden.

You can expect teaching that encourages you to regularly generate new concepts and to take a creative and innovative approach to your work. The game design courses give you everything from basic to advanced knowledge and skills that you continuously apply to practical game projects during the course of the programs.

At Campus Gotland in Visby, you become part of an environment characterized by closeness between teachers and students.

A requirement for a bachelor's degree is that the student can produce a degree project. Read previous students' thesis here.

To take part in what our researchers have produced and participated in, read more here under Research.


You will find answers to many of the questions we often receive from prospective students on the Frequently Asked Questions page.

For examples of student projects and information about events we organize or participate in, visit the GAME blog.

If you cannot find the information you are looking for, contact us at

Are you coming to Visby and want to know more about us? In connection with our big event, Gotland Game Conference in June, we can offer visitors a short presentation of our training courses and show them around our premises before the event starts and which you are welcome to attend. Register for the presentation at least 3 days in advance to