Summits announced

May 18th, 2017 by CologneGameLab

From November 6-8, 2017 the 8th Clash of Realities Conference will take place in Cologne. Unique in Europe, the international research conference offers the opportunity for an interdisciplinary exchange and dialogue. Experts from the academy, science and research, economics, politics and the game industry will discuss pressing questions concerning the... Read more

Ocean Game Jam at CGL

May 10th, 2017 by Jule Neumann

Do you want to program your own serious game about current scientific issues? Then join us for a weekend at CGL (June, 10-11) and get creative in a team of game developers, scientists, journalists and anybody interested. Since the Science Year 2016/17 is all about seas and oceans, the “Ocean Game... Read more

Guest Lectures 2017
Next: Bernard Perron

April 30th, 2017 by Jule Neumann

Our next guest lecture will be hosted by Bernard Perron! He is a professor in the department of Art History and Film Studies at the University of Montréal. Survival Horror: Going Down in History with a Loading Screen This talk will study how the “Survival Horror” label was originally used by Capcom for Resident... Read more


April 26th, 2017 by Jule Neumann

Great news: On April, 26 the “Deutscher Computerspielpreis” was awarded to 6 CGL-students in 2 categories! © Franziska Krug/               © Utz Stauder                     © derdcp/             Getty Images          ... Read more

Female Developers
Listen Up!

April 10th, 2017 by Jule Neumann

In 2017, the “Künstlerinnenpreis Nordrhein-Westfalen” will be awarded in the field of Game Design The state of North Rhine-Westfalia decided to bring into focus the field of art and digitalization at this year’s award ceremony, specifically addressing female Game Designers. The games industry has become artistically experimental during the past ten... Read more