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Virtual Reality and Excerise Gaming, Certificate

  • Application Deadline
  • 28 days
University rank #147 (QS) Berlin, Germany
The Virtual Reality & Exercise Gaming course gives students an introduction to VR in exercise gaming, its history, technical background, its benefits and potential future use.  In the hands- on course students will learn how to create a game scenario, develop the first game, perform a usability test and analyze/incorporate the results into a next app version.
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The course addresses the following topics:

  • What is Virtual Reality and Exergaming (exercise gaming)?
  • How can Virtual Reality be connected with sports?
  • Understanding benefits and limitations of VR environments
  • Introduction to programing for Virtual Reality with Unity
  • Workshop in designing, prototyping, and developing for one small Exergame in VR
  • Perform a usability test and use the gathered result during the development


5 ECTS credit points

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 28 days
  • Credits
    5 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Week 1: Lectures, discussions, and field work

The first week is focused on building foundations. Students will learn about virtual reality and exercise gaming in general. In the end of the first week student will be able to present a first concept for the own app.

Week 2: Developing own Exergame for Virtual Reality

In the second week students will develop their own first Virtual Reality app (used software is mainly Unity and Unreal Engine). This step will include the software setup and possible connection to hardware components.

Week 3: Evaluation of first app version

In the third week students will invite potential users of the app to the lab and perform usability evaluations. After the week students will be able to analyze and utilize the collected user feedback.

Week 4: Development and presentation of final Virtual Reality Exergame

In the fourth week students will incorporate the collected feedback from the users and develop the final version of their Exergame. The final results will be presented.

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

The general prerequisites of the TU Berlin Summer University are: at least one year of university experience + English level B2 or equivalent. Participants should have a general understanding of engineering.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1950 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1950 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 28 days.
  • National

    1950 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1950 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 28 days.
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Living costs for Berlin

  • 836 - 1340 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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