ISAGA Summer Schools (ISS)

ISAGA Summer School 2023, June , 26-30, Warsaw

We are very happy to being able to announce the 2023 ISAGA Summer School with following information:

Dates: 26th-30th June 2023
Location: Kozminski University, Warsaw, Poland
ISS Chair: Dr Marcin Wardaszko and Prof. Ryoju “Roy” Hamada, Ph.D.

Theme: Simulation game design and research for complexity dissemination

ISAGA Summer School’s mission is bringing the knowledge and practice of the simulation gaming to the community. In over 25 years, ISS were visited by many scholars and practitioners looking for high quality knowledge on game design and game-based research. During the five days program you will be able to learn about design, facilitation and evaluation of simulation games or about designing game-based research, methodologies, analyzing results, implementing outcomes. In both cases, you will be able to work on your own ideas with the coaching and help of our very experienced teachers coming from the simulation gaming community.

The ISS program this year will feature two tracks. The first track is simulation games track and is dedicated to game and course design. The second track is game-based research and is dedicated to design of the research with and around simulation games.

Participation fee is 200 EUR per participant. The fee includes:

  • Participation in the lectures and workshops
  • Materials from the ISS
  • Lunches and Thursday Social
  • Certification of participation

Combo ticket – 400 EUR for ISAGA Summer School + ISAGA 2023 Annual Conference

Ticket includes participation in ISS 2023 and full in-person conference in La Rochelle including a special session during which ISS 2023 participants can present their outcomes.

Please reach out to Marcin Wardaszko,, with any questions.

To go to the official website use this link. For registration use this link.

History / Former Summer Schools

In September 2022, the ISAGA Summer School was held in Stuttgart, Germany on Evaluation and Research in gaming. The report can be found here: