EUGLOH Summer School "Immersive Media for Health and Well-being" (ESSIM)

Lectures and tutorials co-designed by outstanding European universities
03 Jul 2023 07 Jul 2023
Online and Universität Hamburg
Target Group
Undergraduate and Master Students
Université Paris-Saclay, Lund University, University of Porto, Universität Hamburg, University of Novi Sad
Closed  (Deadline: 14 May 2023 23:59)

Immersive media is an effective tool to augment the information and agency of professionals in distinct areas, faced with the challenge of increased intelligent systems and distributed workspaces. The participants will be able to design and prototype Augmented and Virtual Reality solutions for applications with a focus on health and well-being. From the use of game engines for developing interactive applications, to the design and development of immersive environments, the participants will gain understanding of the processes related to design and development of immersive media solutions, acquiring skills to master related technologies, and to evaluate its efficacy.

Targeted student profile

Higher years of bachelor studies (2nd year and up) of computer science / computer engineering / math / physics / art / multimedia (technical) or master students, who work in a different domain, and would like to acquire additional skills.


  • June 19-21: Online
  • July 3-7: At Universität Hamburg (in-person)


The participation is free of charge. The trip to Hamburg for selected participants will be covered by EUGLOH.

Organising committee

Academics Prof. Dr. Frank Steinicke, Universität Hamburg Prof. Dr. Antonio Coelho, University of Porto Assoc. Prof. Huyen Nguyen, University of Paris Saclay Assoc. Prof. Aleksandra Klasnja Milicevic, University of Novi Sad Assist. Prof. Marko Jovanovic, University of Novi Sad Assoc. Prof. Michael Doggett, Lund University

Coordinator: Viktoria Kurnosenko, Universität Hamburg Mobility: Benjamin Lißner, Universität Hamburg

Certificate and ECTS

The first three days (19-21 Jun 23) of this summer school will be open to all participants, who will receive a certificate of attendance (no ECTS). The second part will take place at Universität Hamburg. Max. 3 students from each EUGLOH University (who will be selected by a commission composed of EUGLOH academics) will be able to attend. These 27 students will be able to receive up to 5-6 ECTS for their work (online and at Universität Hamburg). To obtain ECTS, these participants will be evaluated.