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Fachhochschule Dortmund, Fachbereich Design

Max-Ophüls-Platz 2-4
44137 Dortmund

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Dortmund University of Applied Sciences and Arts

With around 15,000 students, Dortmund University of Applied Sciences and Arts is one of the ten largest universities of applied sciences in Germany. The course of study is geared towards providing an applicaiton-oriented education. Around 70 degree courses offer Bachelor's and Master's degrees in computer science, engineering, economics and social sciences as well as architecture and design.


Established international partnerships enable students to acquire global skills. Third-party funded research and numerous transfer projects create direct access to local companies. At the same time, Dortmund University of Applied Sciences and Arts provides sustainable input for the scientific landscape and the entire region.

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Serious Games and Digital Knowledge (B.A.)


Serious Games and Digital Knowledge (Bachelor of Arts) is a highly innovative, interdisciplinary and bilingual (German / English) Bachelor's degree program. It is offered by the Departments of Design, Computer Science and Business Administration at Dortmund University of Applied Sciences and Arts.


The degree program covers a broad range of practice-oriented and professional skills and competences in the fields of serious games, gamification, digital knowledge and skills transfer. It provides students with necessary skills in the disciplines of

  • game design
  • user experience design
  • user interface design
  • digital storytelling
  • media education & didactics
  • game studies 
  • computer science
  • as well as business and economics.

You can study this Bachelor's degree in German or English. You choose the language of instruction at the beginning of your studies. 

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