Frequently Asked Questions

Here, we'll try to answer some of the most frequently asked questions.


Hackathon will last for 48h non-stop and we've secured the working space for the entire time.


No limitations. Individuals and teams. Students, activists, refugees, developers, designers.


Mentorship support, working space, meals, refreshments and snacks throughout the duration of the hackathon.


Laptop, tablet, cellphone or anything else you'll work on. We cannot provide you with computers and/or cellphones.

Uhmm... what's an MEU?

Model European Union - an interactive simulation of the European Union bodies. MEU.hackathon2017 is a spin-off of Belgrade Model European Union, the largest EU simulation in the world.

Hackathon? What in the world is that?

It's a sprint event where participants are divided into multidisciplinary teams, have a strict set of challenges and a strict deadline (48h) to solve the challenges by providing software or hardware solutions.

Smart City Festival?

Smart City Festival will be the first event of its kind in Serbia, gathering the most important Smart City stakeholders of the region. Since we'll try to see how technology in smart cities can solve social issues, we'll be presenting our solutions at the final event.

I don't have a team!

No worries, we'll match you with the present teams at the very beginning of the event.

How do I sign up?

Very easy. All you have to do is fill out the registration form by 30th April. We'll contact you through e-mail with further instructions.

I never coded in my life! Can I apply?

You don't have to know programming in order to participate! We'll match you with some developers in order to join in a team together. You'll work on the idea and everything else you're good at!

I am a foreign participant. Why do I have to pay?

Payment is a guarantee that you will come. At the same time, we'll provide you with cozy accommodation so you don't have to worry where to sleep when you get tired! Please note that refunds are not possible in any case.
P.S. travel costs are not included in the fee of 59€! You have to arrange your own travel costs

Where will I sleep?

Participants from abroad will be provided with hostel accommodation. If you're intending on taking a nap at the hackathon, bring your own sleeping bag and bear essentials (toothbrush, soap and other toiletries).

Do I need a visa to enter Serbia?

You can check here. If you do need a visa, you can still apply, but we will not be able to provide you with any assistance in obtaining Serbian visa.

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