Berlin-FrankfurtWeek-Long Study Tour | Computer Science Program

Required Course(s)
Game Development: Programming and Practice
Available
Fall/Spring semester

Germany has the second largest video game market in Europe, and Frankfurt is a thriving capital for both large and small game studios. This tour provides you with a greater understanding of the game industry and game studio world within a computer science context. You will gain an international view of what game development is, the role of the programmer, and the internal process of creating a game. Meeting professionals within the field will expose you to how a concept turns into a product.

In addition, the Study Tour program is supplemented with relevant cultural visits to help you learn more about German culture and contextualize your studies.

Tour Objectives

  • Gain insight to the translation of computer science from academia to industry within the development of games
  • Learn about the newest and upcoming trends in the game industry
  • Understand the computer programming techniques that are most heavily involved within the profession of game developers

Possible Activities

  • Take a walking tour of Berlin
  • Visit Computerspielemuseum
  • Visit the Game Science Center in Berlin