International Summer School on AI and Games 2023

The 5th International Summer School on Artificial Intelligence and Games will be held in Cambridge, United Kingdom, 26-30 June 2023 at the Microsoft Research Campus! The event will be co-organized by and Microsoft Research.

The summer school is dedicated to the uses of artificial intelligence (AI) techniques in and for games. After introductory lectures that explain the background and key techniques in AI and games, the school will introduce participants the uses of AI for playing games, for generating content for games, and for modeling players.

This school is suitable for industrial game developers, designers, programmers and practitioners, but also for graduate students in games, artificial intelligence, design, human-computer interaction, and computational intelligence.

The main lecturers are Georgios N. Yannakakis and Julian Togelius, co-authors of the AI and Games textbook (, the first comprehensive textbook on the use of AI in games. During the first phase of the school theoretical lectures will be complemented by guest lectures on special topics in game AI and by hands-on workshops given by world-leading practitioners. For the second phase of the school, we plan a game AI jam on the taught material.

The 5th International Summer School on AI and Games is co-organised
by and Microsoft Research. creates unique AI solutions that empower game developers around the world by automating game development and enhancing player engagement by embedding AI technology in key development stages.

Microsoft Research aims to accelerate scientific discovery and technology innovation to empower every person and organization on the planet to achieve more by bringing together the best minds across diverse disciplines and backgrounds to take on the most pressing research challenges for Microsoft and for society.

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