Google Summer of Code at 52°North 2015

News

The Google Summer of Code 2015 was announced February 2015 and 52°North is extremely happy to participate again as a mentoring organisation! We at 52°North have been eagerly waiting for this to happen, since we already had thre great summers (GSoC2012, GSoC2013, GSoC2014) 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 year 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 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: http://prezi.com/tzkpitqbwvah/google-summer-of-code-2014

Schedule

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.
16 March Student application period opens
27 March Student application deadline
27 April Accepted student proposals announced on the Google Summer of Code 2015 site

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: https://www.google.com/calendar/embed?src=hsfctb5fienjeinu71id6pcfpg%40group.calendar.google.com&ctz=Europe/Berlin

Projects

Ideas for projects by all communities are on the page GSoC2015ProjectIdeas.

Contact

GSoC

Organisation Details

The following pages provide information specific to mentors, students and org admins at 52°North.
Topic revision: r4 - 23 Mar 2015, EikeJuerrens
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