November 24-25
EPFL, Switzerland

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LauzHack is a student-run hackathon at EPFL in Lausanne, Switzerland.

Hackathons are creativity marathons, where attendees work in teams to create something exciting in a short time.

Come and join over 200 like-minded students hacking together during a weekend to make something amazing!

We also organize LauzHack Days.

Check out the past editions: 2016 2017

Please keep in mind our rules.



7:30-9:30Registration and breakfast
10:00-10:30Opening ceremony
10:30-10:50Team building
10:50-11:50Tech talks
12:00Hacking starts


0:00-1:00Midnight snack
12:00Hacking ends
15:00-17:00Closing ceremony


Can I participate?

You must be at least 18 years old and a student,
or have graduated from university in the past twelve months.

How much does it cost?

Thanks to our sponsors, attendance is free.
We will provide you with meals, swag, Wi-Fi and a workspace.

What should I bring?

Your laptop and charger, as well as toiletries.
Please bring a valid ID for admission.

Where is it?

LauzHack will take place in EPFL’s Lausanne campus, bordering Lake Geneva.
You can find directions here.

Where will I sleep?

We have limited space in a sleeping area.
Please refer to the e-mails you received.

Will my travel be reimbursed?

We will reimburse up to CHF 60 for participants from Switzerland outside of Lausanne,
and CHF 100 for participants outside of Switzerland, upon presentation of receipts.

What about intellectual property?

We do not claim any rights on any of your intellectual property whatsoever.
Everything you create, at LauzHack or not, belongs to you.

What if I don't have a team?

Don’t worry! Part of the fun of a hackathon is meeting new people.
We will have time at the beginning of the event to socialize and form teams.

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or by email (info at lauzhack dot com)!




LauzHack 2018 is organized by the LauzHack Association, whose legal documents can be viewed here.