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Google Summer of Code at 52°North 2014


The Google Summer of Code 2014 was announced earlier than ever before, in October 2013, and it is a special anniversary version, see More money, more students, more organisations!

We at 52°North have been eagerly waiting for this to happen, since we already had two great summers (GSoC2012 and GSoC2013) and we are extremely happy that we have again a chance to work with students from all over the world on exciting software projects. And this we have more students and more mentors than ever before!

About the Programme

"... the more code out there, the more everyone benefits."

Google Summer of Code (informally sometimes GSoC) is a program that offers student developers stipends to write code for various open source projects, more info here. 52°North plans to apply to the program with project ideas from all communities to connect with prospective developers of our Open Source software from all over the world. In short, a student will get paid $5500 (10th anniversary special!) by Google to work on 52°North software for 3 months during the summer, and will be advised by a mentor from a 52°North partner organisation.

Read more about GSoC and its goals.

And explore the web for personal experiences and more aboug GSoC - there are a lot of those! See also this nice prezi:


This is the 52°North perspective on the schedule, please see the steps of the program and the official programm timeline as well.

When What
Now Students get to know mentors, read documentation, get up to speed to begin working on their projects.
19 May Students begin coding for their Google Summer of Code projects!

We also have a common Google Calendar for all related activities at 52°North. Please feel free to add your personal deadlines and schedule your calls with mentors/students:


52°North has been granted six student projects. Find out more about them here: GSoC2014Projects.

The original list of ideas is still online as well: GSoC2014ProjectIdeas.


Organisation Details

The following pages provide information specific to mentors, students and org admins at 52°North.
Topic revision: r7 - 22 Apr 2014 07:48:38, DanielNuest
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