Hackerspace Gent

we love mesh networks|we love neural networks|we love voiding warranties|we love curiosity|we love monads|we love blinking leds|welove precision|we love distributed computing|we love ham radio|we love cad|we love engineering|we love data structures|we love lasers|we love snowden|we love git|we love fuzzing|we love meeting new hackers|we love radio|we love bytes|we love ISO 8601|we love power tools|we love pretty lights|we love knowledge|we love exploring|we love fellow humanoids|we love unicorns|we love privacy|we love DIY|we love a*|we love space|we love r00t|we love **itcoins|we love doing things wrong|we love music|we love NFC|we love to hack|we love dogs|we love experimenting|we love science|we love NFC implants|we love analog|we love nerds|we love RFID|we love seamless polymer flooring|we love tinkering|we love 中文|we love to play|we love 3D printing|we love machine learning|we love blockchain|we love linux|we love painting|we love technology|we love raspberry pi|we love retrocomputing|we love CTFs|we love recursion|we love recursion|we love smoke|we love variable rewards|we love biology|we love to hack the gibson|we love access|we love biohacking|we love board games|we love python|we love recruiting hackers|we love retro games|we love bits|we love geeks|we love microcontrollers|we love club mate|we love geeks|we love graphs|we love breaking things|we love ritalin :p|we love arduino|we love virtual private networks|we love nerds|we love metasploit|we love beer|we love soldering|we love comedy|we love datums|we love to hear about your project|we love mechanical keyboards|we love rockets|we love bug bounties|we love reducing data exhaust|we love chip implants|we love binary|we love 01100010 01101001 01101110 01100001 01110010 01111001|we love open source|we love food hacking|we love independence|we love learning by doing|we love philosophy|we love internet|we love bbq|we love learning|we love the whole RF spectrum|we love physics|we love RFID implants|we love silent disco|we love anarchy|we love math|we love cryptography|we love history|we love action over words|we love ASCII|we love 01100001 01110011 01100011 01101001 01101001|we love machining|we love snowden|we love geeks|we love tech|we love DIY books|we love sharing|we love fixing things|we love  kerning|we love digital|we love circuit bending|we love teaching by example|we love happy little trees|we love synthesizers beep boop|we love science|we love the whole EM spectrum|we love cats|we love responsible disclosure|we love books|we love electronics|we love creative chaos|we love optics|we love vim|we love RGB|we love tools|we love minecraft|we love bit banging|we love good opsec|we love blinkenlights|we love flow|

A Place To Call Home

Hackerspace Gent (0x20) is a hackerspace in the wonderful city of Ghent, Belgium. It is a physical space run by a group of people dedicated to various aspects of constructive & creative tinkering. This page is an ever growing resource of information about who we are, what we do, and how you can become a part of all the awesomeness.


Don't worry, we won't break into your computer. The hacker culture is a subculture of individuals who enjoy the intellectual challenge of creatively overcoming the limitations of current technologies to achieve novel and clever outcomes. The culture consists of, but is not limited to: computing, networking, programming, music, gaming, electronics, lock picking, woodworking, robotics, science fiction... However, the defining characteristic of a hacker is not the activities performed themselves, but the manner in which it is done. A hacker is someone who invents, constructs, learns, shares, trains basic skills and is willing to think outside the box to find a creative solution to a problem.

Note: While we hackers are always aiming to be constructive, there is a group of people who loudly call themselves hackers, but have a different motivation. These are people who get a kick out of breaking into computers for unethical purposes. Unfortunately, some media have been using the word ‘hacker’ to describe people we do not necessarily agree with.

Need help?

Do you want to learn about science, technology and art? Do you have an awesome idea that you need help with? Or do you simply want a place to share your passion? Hackerspace Ghent gives you the space, knowledge and community you need!

Contact us

Visit us

Thursday evening is our social evening. Pop in to see what we're all about, have a chat, work on your projects and make nerdy friends!

Visit us

Join us!

Hackerspace Ghent is built by people just like you. Read the hackerspace blueprint to understand how we work and how you can become part of it..

Read More

What people do
in HSG

Projects born
in HSG

My primary goal of hacking was the intellectual curiosity, the seduction of adventure.