Improving Engagement of Students in Software Engineering Courses through Gamification (IMPRESS)

Type: International Project Project

Duration: from 2017 Sep 01 to 2020 Dec 31

Financed by: ERASMUS +, EU

Prime Contractor: The Open University of the Netherlands (University), R - INESC-ID Lisboa (Other) - Lisboa, Portugal

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The IMPRESS project will explore the use of gamification, i.e., the application of game-design elements and game principles in non-gaming contexts, to improve the education of software engineering at university level.


  • The Open University of the Netherlands (University)
  • Universidad Complutense de Madrid (University) -Spain
  • University of Passau (University) - Passau, Germany
  • Utrecht University (University) -Netherland
  • The Open University in the Netherlands (University)

Principal Investigators