University-Enterprises Cooperation in Game Industry in Ukraine 561728-EPP-1-2015-1- ES-EPPKA2-CBHE-JP

Project acronym: GameHub

Project web-site:

Project duration: 15 October 2015 – 14 October 2018

The amount of the grant program Erasmus + (CBHE): 811 193,11 EUR

Grant holder: University of Deusto, Spain

Project goals: GameHub project is to ensure employability and self-sustainability of HEI graduates, unemployed engineers as well as veterans of Anti-Terror Operation (ATO) in Ukraine by equipping them with knowledge and skills demanded by digital game industry (GI) – a highly networked  global impact economy. GI strongly based on online work approach allows one to develop a highly technological field and, therefore, gross domestic product without large investments.

Specific project objectives are:

  1. Established monitoring instrument of competence profiles and training necessary for employment in ICT market in Ukraine (UA) including international networking and business opportunities.
  2. GameHub built in each UA HEI contributing knowledge and competences for digital game production and entrepreneurship by developing learning materials, coaching, and consulting of HEI faculties and training service centers.
  3. Mutually beneficial and viable cooperation between academia, employment and veterans associations, and GI strengthening the emerging Ukrainian ICT creative business sector.

Achieved results:

  1. Conducted job and task analysis, and determined competence scheme – instrument of monitoring – for successful employees and enterprises in the ICT and GI.
  2. Built concept, structure and facilities of GameHub fused with game lab.
  3. Approx.180 university teachers overall from UA HEIs, 500 students and 150 unemployed including the ATO veterans trained.
  4. 18 bilingual learning modules developed by GameHub and integrated into the UA HEI curricula.
  5. Established academia, enterprises and unemployment centers links at UA HEI -GameHub Scaffold.
  6. International project conference and job fairs on Game Design organized by consortium in UA.


  • University of Deusto (Spain);
  • AGH University of  Science and Technology (Poland);
  • University of Applied Sciences “FH JOANNEUM” (Austria);
  • Quality Austria – Training, certification and assessment GmbH (Austria);
  • Virtualware Labs Foundation (Spain);
  • Foundation of Deusto (Spain);
  • National Technical University “Kharkiv Polytechnic Institute” (Ukraine);
  • Vasyl Stefanyk Precarpathian National University (Ukraine);
  • Donetsk National Technical University (Ukraine);
  • Kherson National Technical University (Ukraine);
  • Kyiv National University of Construction and Architecture (Ukraine);
  • Odesa National Polytechnic University (Ukraine);
  • Ukrainian Association of Information Technology Professionals.

Contact person and project manager in Vasyl Stefanyk Precarpathian National University: Ms. Lyubov ZINYUK, Head of the Project Management Department, e-mail: