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The hackathon of Glarus

Hack4Glarus is the biannual hackathon organised by ungleich. It welcomes hackers from all over the world to hack together on projects in the pretty mountains of Glarus. It is all about technology and fun.

Hack4Glarus Summer 2019

When: 2019.05.31 17oo (Fri) - 2019.06.02 14oo (Sun)

Where: Data Center Light, Bahnhofstrasse 1, 8783 Linthal, Switzerland


Check our previous editions of Hack4Glarus!

Hack4Glarus 2017 Winter


2017.12.01. Hackers from all over the world came to an old factory hall in Linthal, Switzerland with one goal : to improve people's lives of small mountain canton of Glarus. Our first ever Hack4Glarus! Where the great story becan. 

Watch the Video

On the press (German)

Hack4Glarus 2018 Summer


2018.07.06. After receiving many requests of doing it again, we opened up a summer edition of Hack4Glarus. Most of the first round participants returned to Glarnerland to enjoy the beautiful Alpine summer hacking. 

The announcement

Read the recap

Hack4Glarus 2018 Winter


2018.11.30. The 3rd Hack4Glarus with the biggest number of participants! The tracks are: IPv6, Devuan, BSD, and Digital Glarus. The projects worked on Hack4Glarus are publicly available.

Check the projects


What our participants say

What's #Hack4Glarus like? Hear from our participants!

#Hack4Glarus is supported by ungleich.

What is provided at Hack4Glarus?

Enjoy hacking in the breathtaking setting of Glarus!

Food and drink

Nobody should hack on empty stomach! 

A big space for sleeping and more

A big space for hacking and sleeping and hanging out

Perfect environment for hacking

The hackathon will take place at a great factory hall in Linthal.

What do I need to bring?

You need only 3 things to participate

Great Idea

Your cool hacking subject

Sleeping bag

Or anything you need for sleeping

Your awesome self

Don't forget to bring yourself!

How can I participate?

The Hack4Glarus 2019 registration is not yet open: a bit of patience until we are ready! :D

  • You can apply for participation by filling in a very simple form.   

  • Get confirmation mail from Hack4Glarus.

  • Come to Hack4Glarus and hack together with great masterminds!

And there’s an extra: Fridolinpass*

If you have an extraordinarily good idea, apply for Fridolinpass! Write us why you should participate in Hack4Glarus, and how will the community benefit from your hacking. We will read your application thoroughly, and for the ones who win Fridonlinpass we will cover your travel cost within Switzerland to Hack4Glarus! 

*Only valid for travel in Switzerland. Outside Switzerland is not covered.
*Only valid with the proof of travel (ticket etc) and participation of Hack4Glarus.



ungleich glarus ag, Bahnhofstrasse 1, 8783 Linthal


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