European Hackathon – 3rd edition

European Hackathon – 3rd edition


The promotion and orientation service offers Iuav students the possibility to participate in the European Hackathon led by Gustave Eiffel University with the support of France

and AFIT France (the French transport infrastructure financing agency).


The hackathon will take place from 22 to 26 March 2024 and all the activities will be held in English.


The programme will focus on: “Improving infrastructures for active mobility? Places, hubs, platforms for mobility transition”.


40 students (1st and 2nd year Master's degree students) will be selected, half of them from the 12 partner universities of the Gustave Eiffel University.


Students will be grouped together in multi-disciplinary, mixed teams (students from the Gustave Eiffel University and students from partner universities). Each team will have to propose innovative projects in terms of:


– places' desig

– new materials

– efficient technical systems

– governance

– economic models etc.


All disciplines are expected to contribute as the project wants to develop systemic approaches.


During the 5 face-to-face days, students will be followed by experts as well as professionals from the transport sector and public actors.



how to apply


To apply for the Hackathon Iuav students have to fill in this form.

The pre-selection will be done by 15 November 2023.


The selected candidates will be provided with a grant (approximately €350) that will be used to pay for the accommodation and meals during the stay. The UniversitÚ Gustave Eiffel will give the students selected the details of their stay after 15 November.


Students must pay €350 fee (payment in euros) before 15 December 2023 (details to follow) in order to confirm their final registration with the UniversitÚ Gustave Eiffel.


If the payment is not made by 15 December 2023, registration and involvement in the hackathon will be cancelled.


The university will pay for return plane/train tickets from your home university. All other local travel (public transport, transfers from the station or airport, etc.) will not be covered.



next steps


The European Hackathon is structured as follows:


> 9 November and 7 December 2023: 2 information webinars

> 3 February and 9 March 2024: remote work sessions for the selection of ideas by the teams.

> Friday 22 March to Tuesday 26 March 2024: European Hackathon on the premises of the Paris campus of the Gustave Eiffel University, at the Ecole des IngÚnieurs de la Ville de Paris (EIVP)

> Tuesday 26 March: final presentation of the projects to a panel of experts, selection of the 3 winning teams and presentation of the prizes.

> Spring 2024: the winning team is invited to present its project to elected representatives and technical managers.


detailed programme >>



university credits and open badge


All students who participate in at least 80% of the meetings and will present their projects in teams to a jury, which will rank them, will be awarded 4 D-type university credits.


An open badge in recognition of the skills acquired will also be issued at the end of the experience.




promotion and orientation service

tel +39 041 257 1786