Thesis Competition 2014


In order to parade the excellence of Finnish games research and education, DiGRA Finland and Neogames Finland Ry have joined forces to award the best games related bachelor or master thesis through an annual competition.
Prizes: The best thesis will be awarded a monetary prize (the exact sum to be released later on). In addition, the author of the best thesis will have an opportunity to present her/his work in the Finnish Game Research day organised in April 2013.
Requirements: We are looking for an ambitious games-related thesis accepted between 1.1.2013 and 31.12.2013 in a Finnish higher education institution (this includes both universities and the universities of applied sciences). The focus can be e.g. on games themselves, in playing them, or in developing them.
Selection process: The decision is made by a peer review panel of experts co-ordinated by Neogames and DiGRA Finland. Based on the reviews, finalists will be short-listed and awarded by the panel.
Documents for submission: 1) the thesis as a single pdf file, 2) the evaluation statements of the thesis (if available) and 3) up-to-date contact details of the author.
Submission details: Send your submission to
Submission deadline: 13.2.2014.
Contact: For further information contact Olli Sotamaa (