DigiPen Institute of Technology opens new campus in Spain: Bilbao school will offer two university degrees

The Bilbao (Spain) Chamber of Commerce and Redmond's DigiPen Institute of Technology yesterday launched DigiPen Institute of Technology Europe - Bilbao, a school dedicated to growing innovation in the video game and animation industries.

  • Tuesday, May 11, 2010 1:19pm
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The Bilbao (Spain) Chamber of Commerce and Redmond’s DigiPen Institute of Technology yesterday launched DigiPen Institute of Technology Europe – Bilbao, a school dedicated to growing innovation in the video game and animation industries.

DigiPen Institute of Technology was the first school in the world to offer a Bachelor’s degree in game education, and it is committed to providing an exemplary education and furthering research in digital media and interactive computer technologies. Currently, DigiPen also has a campus in Singapore. The campus in Bilbao is set to open in September 2010.

According to Claude Comair, founder and CEO of DigiPen, “The opening of our campus in Spain is yet another proof point of how fast this industry is growing and how important it is to provide a workforce that can drive forward innovation and creativity in the computer technologies field. … For years, we have seen DigiPen’s graduates succeed and earn key positions in the industry throughout the United States, and now we look forward to seeing success stories and pioneers come out of DigiPen’s European campus.”

DigiPen Institute of Technology Europe – Bilbao will offer two

university degrees: Bachelor of Science in Real Time Interactive

Simulation and Bachelor of Fine Arts in Production Animation.

For more information, visit www.digipen.edu.

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