What is a hackathon?
Hackathons are awesome events full of creativity, technology and passionate tech-related students collaborating and creating. Attendees work in teams to create apps, games, robots… literally anything you want to build & learn about!
How much does it cost?
HackUPC is free for all accepted hackers. We will provide you WiFi, meals, swag, and workspace.
What if I don't have a team?
No need to worry! Part of the fun of a hackathon is meeting new people. We will have time at the beginning of the event for everyone to meet and form teams.
What if I have another question?
Do you have a code of conduct?
. tl;dr: Be excellent to each other.
What is HackUPC?
HackUPC is the first student hackathon in Spain. This will be our third edition with 500 awesome hackers and lots of side activities to learn new technologies, meet interesting people and have fun. Come make history with us!
What can I build?
Web, mobile, hardware, anything is on the table. Projects will be judged based on creativity, technical difficulty, polish and usefulness by a panel of industry judges and UPC faculty.
Where is it being held?
Hack UPC will take place in UPC's North Campus FIB buldings (A6 and A5
) in sunny Barcelona, Spain.
Who can attend?
Students from universities and high schools from all around the world.
How big can teams be?
Teams of up to four are welcome. You can also hack solo if you want!
When is Hack UPC?
Registration for Hack UPC will open at 3:00PM and the opening ceremony starts at 7:00PM Friday March 3rd until the morning-noon of the 5th.
Will there be travel reimbursements available?
YES! We are giving up to 50€ if you’re travelling from Spain and up to 100€ if you’re travelling from outside of Spain. We want to give to all of you the opportunity of joining us!
What should I bring?
All attendees must bring a valid ID for admission. Other common checklist items include: laptops, chargers, sleeping bags and toiletries. If you want to shower, bring a towel!
What if I am not a student?
We accept students up to 1 year after graduation. You can also join us as a mentor! Contact us
for more info.