Laura Frings is the research manager at Cologne Game Lab and also manages the Master’s program 3D Animation for Film & Games, a joint program by CGL and ifs köln. She received her Master’s degree in Comparative Literature as well as her PhD in English Studies from the University of Bonn.

Her teaching in the field of Media Studies focuses on Green Media, Animation Studies, and Academic Writing. In addition to these topics, Laura’s research interests extend to Postcolonial Studies, particularly the representation of national discourses and their counter-narratives in literature, film, and games. Currently, Laura is a member of the research team “Greening Games” (, an international project on the sustainability of video games (funded by the German Academic Exchange Service EU/DAAD).


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Current Research Projects