JCSG - Joint Conference onSerious Games

From 2010 to 2014, two international conference series addressed the grand challenges of Serious Games: Serious Games Development and Applications (SGDA) and the International Conference on Serious Games (GameDays). In 2015, these conferences merged into JCSG: the Joint Conference on Serious Games. This page serves as portal and provides information related to these conference series.

Next conference:

JCSG 2021 - Joint Conference on Serious Games 2021

12th - 13th January 2022, Staffordshire University, UK

Programme is available here.

Important Dates

Abstract deadline

(if you submit a full paper by this deadline, you will receive preliminary feedback from a mentor)

2 April 2021

Submission of full and short papers

31 May 2021

Notification of Acceptance

1 July 2021

Final submission of accepted papers deadline

30 July 2021

Past conferences

The JCSG conference is the only conference which is fully dedicated to the multifaceted characteristics and nature of Serious Games. This covers interdisciplinary approaches for the development and evaluation of Serious Games in a broad spectrum of application domains as well as appropriate game design issues, models, algorithms and technologies matching the needs of individual users and user groups in specific application areas. Hence, JCSG brings together scientists, domain experts and practitioners from academia and industry.


Responsible for the content of this web site

Technical University of Darmstadt
Serious Games
Dr.-Ing. (habil.) Stefan Göbel


Rundeturmstraße 10, 64283 Darmstadt, Germany



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