Learning the Game!

Learning the Game!

Our Vision

Project Edu4Games – Creation of standards of professions and qualifications as well as new study programs for the area of design and development of video games is implemented between multiple faculties within the University of Zagreb – Academy of Dramatic Art, Academy of Fine Arts, School of Design at the Faculty of Architecture, Faculty of Organization and Informatics and Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing. The graduate study program for design and development of video games will consist of four strands: Game Design, Game Art, Game Production and Game Programming. These future study programs are envisioned in such a way that the teaching and learning processes are focused on artistic and scientific practices and research, intensive practical work and strong international cooperation with leading higher education institutions, as well as professional organizations.

Our Goals

To create a new study program – Design and Development of Video Games

To develop four new programs of lifelong learning

To enhance our teachers’ professional and pedagogical knowledge

To obtain the necessary teaching equipment

To improve the existing quality assurance system


15.09.2021. / events
Start of the lifelong learning program pilot ‘Video Game Design and Development’

Teachers of five components of the University of Zagreb and experts from the video game industry began piloting part of four new lifelong learning programs - Game Design, Game Programming, Game Production and Game Art. more...

21.06.2021. / events
Call for applications for enrolling in the piloting of a lifelong learning program

In order to prepare for the implementation of a new MA study program and lifelong learning program, teachers of five components of the University of Zagreb and experts in the video game industry will begin with piloting 4 new lifelong learning programs in the Fall. more...

16.06.2021. / events
Presenting Edu4Games project at Reboot Online Games Week

Project leader Assoc. Prof. Art. Davor Švaić presented Edu4Games at this year's Reboot Online Games Week in the Games Industry category. more...

14.06.2021. / projects
DigiTelling - project presentation and video games experts panel at Animafest 2021

Goethe-Institut Kroatien and the French Institute in Zagreb presented video games developed as part of their project DigiTelling and organized a panel of experts from the video games industry at this year's edition of Animafest. more...

15.03.2021. / events
Teacher training in game development studio 'Gamechuck'

Edu4Games teacher training was held both online and live from February 24 to March 9, 2021 in game development studio 'Gamechuck' in Zagreb. more...

09.11.2020. / events
Edu4Games at 18th Zagreb Film Festival

Edu4Games project manager assoc. prof. Davor Švaić participated in the panel of the 18th Zagreb Film Festival titled 'Croatia as a player in European co-productions'. more...



Assoc. Prof. Davor Švaić, project manager
Vice Dean for International Affairs and Institutional Cooperation

Academy of Dramatic Art
University of Zagreb

tel: +385 (0)1 4828506
fax: +385 (0)1 4828508
mob: +385 (0)98 322 465

skype: davorsvaic

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