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Google Summer of Code

Google Summer of Code
January 23, 2023 - November 13, 2023
Visit http://g.co/gsoc for more information.


The Google Summer of Code (GSoC) program gives new contributors an opportunity to be part of open source projects and gain real world experience by working on a 12+ week coding project with 100+ open source organizations under the guidance of dedicated mentors.

Since 2005, GSoC has brought more than 19,000 students and new contributors into open source software development.

Program Goals

  • To motivate developers to begin participating in open source software development.
  • To help open source projects bring in new developers into their communities.
  • To give new contributors exposure to real world open source software development scenarios (testing, version control, software licensing, etc.).
  • Create more open source code for everyone.

To learn more visit our Google Summer of Code program site.

Eligibility & application

Candidates must be:

  • 18 years or older on date they register for program
  • Not be a resident of an United States embargoed country
  • Eligible to work in the country in which they reside for duration of program
  • Be new or beginner contributors to open source software development

Application Process

Applicants must:

  • Register as a student in the program on the program site g.co/gsoc (Applications are closed for the 2023 program. Details regarding GSoC 2024 will be shared at the end of 2023).

Review the Program Rules and FAQ.