Applications to FutureGames 2013 are now open
We take in ~35 students a year.
The education is open to a handful of foreign students provided they have a right of residence/
residence permit for living and studying in Sweden. We cannot assist you with acquiring you a
The education costs 3000 SEK for the two year period.
The education runs from September 2013 to September 2015, on location in central Stockholm.
To be accepted into FutureGames the applicant must
Have applied to us before May 13 2013, and according to the guidelines described below.
Fulfill formal YH requirements (completion of secondary school).
Send in work samples according to the guidelines below and have your work samples found to
be part of the best 70.
Participate in an interview and make it to the top 35.
To apply applicant must send in the following. Incomplete applications will not be processed.
Applications must be in before the 13th of May 2013.
Your application is to be send to firstname.lastname@example.org in the form of a PDF document,
with a maximum size of 25 MB.
The name of the document must carry your name and the class you are applying to:
John_Doe_3D.pdf or John_Doe_Speldesign.pdf.
The PDF document is to contain following:
Contact details: Name, date of birth, nationality, gender, address, phone number, email.
Proof of completion of a secondary education: A Diploma from a completed secondary
education. This proof of secondary education can be in any Scandinavian language, Germany,
Dutch, English, French. For any other language please provide an English translation.
CV: A resume that details your previous education and any work experience.
A personal letter: Why do you want to study at FutureGames? Why do you want to make
games? Who are you and what defines you?
Your work samples: See next topic for details.
Work Samples for the 3D class
The samples should consist of images or videos.
You may add a maximum of 10 2D or 3D art work images to the PDF Document. These images
can show anything that you think demonstrates your talent for 3D game art.
If you have a video or videos of your work these are to be uploaded to Youtube or Vimeo, and a
link to the video is to be added to the PDF document.
Work Samples for the Game Design class
The samples can exist of images/videos and/or documents. You can send in either of those two,
or both. The images/videos will show us your technical or artistic skills, the documents that you
can think as a designer and communicate things well.
You may add a maximum of 10 related images to the PDF document.
If you include a game design document or game analysis it may be a maximum of 3 pages.
When writing a design document focus on detail. The document should be about the design of
a game, not an idea. Designs have details, ideas do not. Describe just a small part of a game,
as you only have three pages. We are after seeing that you are able to think as a designer, have
a basic understanding of the whole process of making a game, and are able to describe and
communicate things well.
If you have made games, mods, or levels, please record a video of those and put the video up
on Youtube and Vimeo. Add a link to the videos to the document. Do not send in the actual
If you fulfill the basic requirements and your work samples are in the top 70, we will invite you for an
interview. If you are from outside Sweden and unable to travel to Stockholm on short notice, we will
have the interview online or over the phone.
Application deadline May 13 2013
Invitations to interviews will be send May 28 2013, via email.
Interviews will take place June 10 and 11 2013, or for foreign students some time close to that.
Decision on applications will be send June 19 2013.
Those who were accepted are to confirm their place no later than July 28 2013
School start September 2013