Google Summer of Code 2023
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Welcome to the OSGeo Google Summer of Code 2023 page
- If you are a student, please visit our Google Summer of Code 2023 Ideas and our Google Summer of Code Recommendations for Students pages
- If you are a mentor you should go to our Google Summer of Code Administrative page.
New Modifications with GSoC 2022 and continuing ahead (Must Read)
- Since 2022, the program will be open to all newcomers of open source that are 18 years and older, no longer focusing solely on university students. With folks around the world changing careers, returning to the workforce, and learning on their own (outside of academic programs) we see an opportunity to reach a plethora of excited individuals who want to learn more about open source and be a part of our amazing GSoC communities. Check Eligibility here.
- GSoC Contributors will also be able to choose from multiple-size projects ~175 hours (medium) and 350 hours (large). We understand not everyone can spend 30 hours a week on a coding project for 12 weeks but they would like to be a part of these communities with the help of mentors.
- We are building increased flexibility around the timing of projects - there is an option to extend the standard 12-week coding time frame to a maximum of 22 weeks. This is to allow folks who may realize that spreading the work over say, 16 weeks, is a more realistic goal with their current life situation. Or for contributors who have life happen in the middle of the program and they can’t work on their projects for a few weeks, but they can come back to it after a month to finish it. Hopefully, this makes it easier for GSoC Contributors and mentors to be able to navigate together when obstacles occur and the GSoC Contributor can successfully complete their project.
See also older Google Summer of Code 2022, 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008 and 2007 wiki pages for previous ideas and blogs from the 180+ students we've graduated through the program already.
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