AUHack 2018

April 13th - 15th

Sign ups are closed for this years AUHack!

What is AUHack?

AUHack is Denmarks’s largest hackathon for students. Over a 36-hour period from April 13th to 15th, students interested in IT will meet, form groups and work intensively to create awesome prototypes and concepts. Whether you like to concept develop, design or code, if you’re into IT – this is for you.

Ideate, build, play, hack, share, learn and have fun! The goal for the weekend is to come up with new ideas, play with technology and make cool stuff. It is not about creating finished products, but an opportunity to share your ideas with different people, build inspiring hacks, learn from our mentors and just have fun.

Our goal with the hackathon is to bring creative minds and different skill sets together. We want to see you form new ideas and to see what having fun and playing with technology results in through your presentations and demos at the end of the hackathon. So if you feel up for the challenge and are interested in IT, bring your skill set to the event and put it in play working on something cool.

Free food

36 hours of hacking

Lots of fun



I cannot code. Can I attend anyway?

Sure, you should definitely attend! Whether you have written lots of code or just have a creative soul, this hackathon needs you! In true hackathon spirit all students are very friendly and willing to help each other out.

Seriously, is it free?!

Yes, we’re not kidding you. Thanks to our sponsors we will provide free food, swag, snacks, drinks and a place for you to sleep at the hackathon. Plus, there will be mentors, workshops and judges only for the sake of YOU.

What can I win?

You have the fantastic opportunity to learn new stuff, try out your skills and make new friends. Isn't that just great? Everyone will be a winner!... Okay, we will also have some awesome prizes.


Can I build on my hack before the event?

No. That's not fair. You can come up with ideas, but not build them. You are of course allowed to use libraries, frameworks and templates for your hacks.

What do people usually build?

AUHack has been home to a wide variety of projects, from amazing hardware projects to the coolest VR Games and the most useful services and apps.

What hardware will be available to hack on?

We always have a wide spectrum of hardware available, provided by our sponsors and happily administered by our knowledgeable wizards. A detailed list will be available as we get closer to the event!


Do I need to have a team?

No. You are more than welcome to make a team before the hackathon, but loads of people come without a team. We will help everyone find a team Friday night. We recommend groups of 4-5 persons, but anything is allowed.

How can I apply?

Right here! Once you've filled out your application, we will accept it within a few days, and you'll have to fill out a confirmation form, so make sure to check your e-mail after applying!

Can I attend?

You might think that a hackathon is for programmers only, but that’s not true. Technology and code is one thing – creative minds, bright insights and strategic eyes are another. So, as long as you are a student above 18 years old, you are more than welcome – no matter what university or study program you attend. Actually, we believe that the more different people we are, the better.

Will you offer travel Reimbursements?

We will unfortunately not provide travel reimbursement this year.


What do I need to bring?

Laptop, cellphone and chargers aswell as a sleeping bag, pillow, toiletries, clothes and a well-rested and open mind. If you want to hack on hardware, you might need to bring it yourself. What you won't need to bring is a pre-determined team, an idea for a hack, nor food and drinks. Also, there is absolutely no reason to bring bad mood.

When is it?

AUHack will start in the evening of Friday at 16.30 and end Sunday at 16.00. All work eligible for prizes must be worked on and completed during this period of time and can't be prepared from home. Throughout the hackathon inspiring events, talks and mentoring sessions will be hosted. For a more detailed schedule see below.

Can I sleep at the AUHack venue?

There will be rooms to sleep in. You will have to bring your own bedroll, sleeping bag and pillows though.

How do I get there?

Please take a look at We have written down some options for you.
The address is:
Finlandsgade 21, 8200 Aarhus N

Will there be parking available?

The streets around the venue should provide suitable parking for all participants. Additionally there is a parking lot near the venue.


What if this FAQ didn't answer my questions?

Send an email to:

I don't want to hack I want to _______!

If you'd like to be a part of AUHack but don't want to hack, we also need spirited volunteers to help bring the event to life. Shoot us an e-mail at:


Notice that the schedule might change a bit.


Time Event Location
16:00 - 17:30 Registration & Demos Information desk
17:30 - 18:15 Opening Ceremony Peter Bøgh Auditorium
18.15 - 19:00 Team Building + Ideation Peter Bøgh Auditorium
19:00 - 20:00 Dinner Food area
20.15 - 21.30 Workshop {1, 2, 3, ..., many} IT-huset
21:30 Hacking begins! Everywhere
00:00 - 01:00 Event Secret


Time Event Location
08:00 - 09:00 Breakfast Food area
10:00 - 12:00 Fantastic event Secret
12:00 - 12:45 Lunch Food area
15:00 - 15:45 Fantastic event Secret
18:30 - 19:30 Dinner Food area
22:00 - 23:00 Fantastic event Secret


Time Event Location
08:00 - 09:00 Breakfast Food area
12:00 Hacking ends Everywhere
12:15 - 13:00 One Minute Madness Peter Bøgh Auditorium
13:00 - 14:45 Lunch + Expo At your tables
15:00 - 16:00 Closing Ceremony Peter Bøgh Auditorium
16:00 Goodbye!



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