Come network with other researchers at the Game Research Network

Game Research Network of University of Jyväskylä brings together researchers and students interested in studying games and related phenomena.

Game Research Network is an interdisciplinary network uniting researchers and students who are interested in game studies. The network aims to support game-related research endeavors at University of Jyväskylä and communication between researchers from different disciplines. It organizes seminars and informs its members of new research opportunities, relevant events and news in the field. The network provides its members shared spaces for discussion through a mailing list, a Facebook group and meetings. If you are interested in joining the game research network, contact us ( or come to the next meeting!

If you are interested in collaborating with our researchers or need an expert in game-related matters, you can check our expert list and contact them directly or contact our mailing list administrator Tanja Välisalo (

Game studies in a research field which studies different game-related themes from game design to game communities and games role in society and culture. Games are studied in most faculties at University of Jyväskylä. Games and learning is one of the most well-researched topics at University of Jyväskylä.