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


14.05.2020. / projects
DigiTelling – 1st module of the mentorship program

The first module of the DigiTelling innovative indie video game mentorship program will be held online from May 12 to June 30, 2020. more...

20.04.2020. / projects
Selected participants of the DigiTelling video game mentoring program

A German-French-Croatian jury has selected participants of an innovative indie video game mentoring program that is part of the DigiTelling project. more...

20.04.2020. / events
Collaboration with US universities in designing a study program in video game development

Mario Konecki, PhD, associate professor at the Faculty of Organization and Informatics, visited two US universities in April and May in order to establish collaboration on the Edu4Games project. more...

20.04.2020. / events
Computer Games 2019 – gaming conference held in Varaždin

As part of the Computer Games 2019 conference, held on October 4 in Varaždin, Assoc. Prof. Davor Švaić commented on the progress made on the Edu4Games project for the design and development of video games. more...

20.04.2020. / events
Edu4Games opening conference

The opening conference of the Edu4Games project was held on June 18, 2019 in F22 – The New Academic Scene as part of the fourth edition of the pitching forum of the Academy of Dramatic Art. more...

20.04.2020. / projects
Collaboration with the DigiTelling project

Organized by the Goethe-Institut Kroatien and the Français de Croatie Institute, the first regional mentoring program for innovative indie video games has been launched as part of the DigiTelling project. 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