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Hacker exchanges are a sort of trade that allows some member(s) of a hackerspace to have access to some other hackerspace(s), possibly including members from both spaces or a cycle of trades between several spaces. For example:

  • member A from space 1 may exchange with space 2, but no member of space 2 travels to space 1 at the current time, perhaps maybe in the future
  • member A from space 1 may trade with member B from space 2
  • member A from space 1 goes to space 2, member B from space 2 goes to space 3, and member C from space 3 goes to space 1 (or some other similar cycle, possibly delayed over time)

The goals of hacker exchanges must certainly be different, but the underlying value is learning from a person from a different hackerspace community with the intention to benefit both spaces and strengthen cross-space and international ties.


The map[edit]

Shows currently active hackerspaces that are open to host exchanges ("yes" or "maybe").

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The list [Active][edit]

Currently there are 312 active hackerspaces possibly accepting residents worldwide. (Yes: 220, Maybe: 92)

Hackerspace/HackbaseExchangesCountryCityLast Updated
Museo dell'Informatica FunzionanteyesItalyPalazzolo Acreide31 July 2013
Riverside.ioyesUnited States of AmericaRiverside6 August 2013
Mecanicat HacktallermaybePeruLima7 August 2013
Gremlin CollectiveyesMexicoVillahermosa16 August 2013
L'abscisseyesFranceDijon17 August 2013
IdeaCliffyesIndiaTrivandrum19 August 2013
Hackerspace LublinyesPolandLublin20 August 2013
Herts Hack SpaceyesUnited KingdomSt. Albans22 August 2013
BrainstormyesBelgiumBrasschaat23 August 2013
ColoDeskmaybeUnited States of AmericaStamford25 August 2013
CITEC-HackerSpaceyesThailandBangkok26 August 2013
Hackerspace NatalyesBrazilNatal29 August 2013
METAyesFranceBlois30 August 2013
Foothills community workshopyesUnited States of AmericaGranite Falls5 September 2013
Corrèze ElabmaybeFranceMeyssac9 September 2013
Hack This Co-op Ltd. Toowoomba QLDmaybeAustraliaToowoomba29 September 2013
Inventeaza.royesRomaniaBucharest2 October 2013
Had Kourt LabyesMoroccoHad Kourt13 October 2013 AfricaJohannesburg17 October 2013
Fikra SpacemaybeIraqBaghdad21 October 2013
HacklabudinemaybeItalyCastions di Strada26 October 2013
PotentialLabsmaybeIndiaHyderabad6 November 2013
Pork Healing at Ing Doi, Pai, ThailandmaybeThailandPai11 November 2013
LabomediayesFranceOrléans14 November 2013
Fab Lab BaltimoremaybeUnited States of AmericaBaltimore17 November 2013
Varna LabyesBulgariaVarna17 November 2013
ConCoreyesRussian FederationSaint-Petersburg24 November 2013
MakeitlabmaybeRussian FederationEkaterinburg8 December 2013
InnovationLabUGmaybeGuatemalaGuatemala12 December 2013
Orotava HackerspacemaybeSpainLa Orotava17 December 2013
ARC Hub PNHyesCambodiaPhnom Penh17 December 2013
LETHALyesUnited States of AmericaLos Angeles17 December 2013
TinkersmithsmaybeUnited States of AmericaCharlottesville3 January 2014
Missoula MakerspaceyesUnited States of AmericaMissoula13 January 2014
Gothenburg HackerspacemaybeSwedenGothenburg18 January 2014
Mossdale MakerspaceyesUnited States of AmericaLathrop22 January 2014
GeekspaceGwinnettmaybeUnited States of AmericaLawrenceville27 January 2014
MakeHackVoidyesAustraliaCanberra3 February 2014
Loop CoworkingyesArgentinaCordoba4 February 2014
BastlimaybeSwitzerlandZürich5 February 2014
PaxSpaceyesUnited States of AmericaSt. Mary's County5 March 2014
Sparq labs: Queen's innovation Connector's MakerspacemaybeCanadaKingston9 March 2014
Le Hackersoace de la Chambre BlanchemaybeCanadaQuebec9 March 2014
HackCvilleyesUnited States of AmericaCharlottesville9 March 2014
MakeLVyesUnited States of AmericaAllentown10 March 2014
Eco-Fab-LabyesBelgiumBruges10 March 2014
VTDK.hackLABmaybeLithuaniaVilnius12 March 2014
Lawrence Creates MakerspacemaybeUnited States of AmericaLawrence13 March 2014
SWJTU MakerspaceyesChinaChengdu13 March 2014
DongguanmakermaybeChinaDongguan14 March 2014
Birmingham Hack SpaceyesUnited KingdomBirmingham20 March 2014
HackerSpace MaringámaybeBrazilMaringá25 March 2014
WikicharliEyesChileSantiago4 April 2014
Concas HackerspaceyesBrazilConcórdia6 April 2014
EMC TechlabsyesIndiaAhmedabad9 April 2014
Hackspace CataniayesItalyCatania10 April 2014
HackspacecataniayesItalyCatania15 April 2014
CoLab WorkspaceyesUnited States of AmericaTucson30 April 2014
Hack66.infoyesCyprusNicosia5 May 2014
CrunchlabmaybeItalySan Donà6 May 2014
Vigyan Ashram DIY LabyesIndiaPune11 May 2014
Marie's Tea Room HackerspaceyesUnited KingdomLondon21 May 2014
IntelirobotyesMexicoSan Luis Potosí30 May 2014
XAP-HacksyesBrazilChapecó31 May 2014
TRONIC EDGEyesBahrainAali8 June 2014
CITEC HackerSpaceyesThailandBangkok9 June 2014
HackerspaceSGmaybeSingaporeSingapore7 July 2014
Taipei HackerspaceyesTaiwanTaipei9 July 2014
FireflyyesUnited States of AmericaCasper29 July 2014
Triangulo HackerspaceyesBrazilUberlandia29 July 2014
57NorthmaybeUnited KingdomAberdeen6 August 2014
IdeaFabLabsmaybeUnited States of AmericaChico13 August 2014
La PaillasseyesFranceParis17 August 2014
Hackerspace LondrinayesBrazilLondrina19 August 2014
NIMBY LLCyesUnited States of AmericaOakland19 August 2014
FoAMyesBelgiumBrussels19 August 2014
BlackBoxeyesFranceParis28 August 2014
Maker AustriayesAustriaVienna1 September 2014
Rootdevel HackerspacemaybeColombiaSogamoso2 September 2014
HacKafe USyesUnited States of AmericaAlbuquerque4 September 2014
Carbon hackerspaceyesBelgiumGenk/Houthalen12 September 2014
OSHW.ITyesItalyLivorno16 September 2014
Laboratoire d'Aix-périmentation et de BidouilleyesFranceAix-en-Provence21 September 2014
NeuroGenPhyEngPer LabyesGermanyBerlin29 September 2014
Daily Hacker Space @ Siam Restaurant & BaryesUnited States of AmericaLewisburg3 October 2014
Cryptoanarchy instituteyesCzech RepublicPrague5 October 2014
Hackers-LabyesFranceSartène6 October 2014
3D Druckzentrum RuhryesGermanyEssen10 October 2014
Leicester HackspacemaybeUnited KingdomLeicester19 October 2014
PMClabmaybeFranceParis23 October 2014
Radicand LabyesUnited States of AmericaRedwood City16 November 2014
PrototekmaybeUnited States of AmericaOklahoma City16 November 2014
Catalyze ChicagoyesUnited States of AmericaChicago16 November 2014
BUDA::labmaybeBelgiumKortrijk16 November 2014
QuelabyesUnited States of AmericaAlbuquerque16 November 2014
TechShop ChandleryesUnited States of AmericaChandler16 November 2014
Duluth MakerSpacemaybeUnited States of AmericaDuluth17 November 2014
RockIT CoLabsyesUnited States of AmericaSan Francisco19 November 2014
Factory eNovamaybeUnited States of AmericaFountain Valley19 November 2014
HasiyesGermanySiegen20 November 2014
SpongeyesRomaniaBucharest20 November 2014
Bangkok MakerSpacemaybeThailandBangkok22 November 2014
Wellington MakerspaceyesNew ZealandWellington24 November 2014
OpenLandLAByesAustriaKirchfidisch25 November 2014
Laboratory BmaybeUnited States of AmericaBurlington3 December 2014
Munich Maker Space MCSMyesGermanyMunich3 December 2014
Chaos Cowork ClujyesRomaniaCluj-Napoca4 December 2014
The Hive at John F. Germany Public LibrarymaybeUnited States of AmericaTampa12 December 2014
Make It So: The Monadnock MakerspacemaybeUnited States of AmericaKeene13 December 2014
Rogue Hack LabyesUnited States of AmericaMedford, OR17 December 2014
Making AwesomemaybeUnited States of AmericaTallahassee22 December 2014
330ohms MakerspaceyesMexicoMexico City30 December 2014
Counter Culture LabsyesUnited States of AmericaOakland area6 January 2015
MAKE VenturamaybeUnited States of AmericaVentura8 January 2015
FutevyesGermanyLingen11 January 2015
Opensource MakerspaceyesChinaShenzhen13 January 2015
HackLabAsuyesParaguayAsuncion16 January 2015
Maker Space (Newcastle, UK)maybeUnited KingdomNewcastle16 January 2015
SparkCCyesAustraliaGosford17 January 2015
KackLab SorocabamaybeBrazilSorocaba9 February 2015
Águeda Living LabyesPortugalÁgueda19 February 2015
Montana Ethical HackersyesUnited States of AmericaHelena24 February 2015
ElectrolabmaybeFranceNanterre24 February 2015
Hacklab North BoyntonyesUnited States of AmericaBoynton Beach27 February 2015
CCC MainzmaybeGermanyWiesbaden9 March 2015
Foothills Community WorkshopyesUnited States of AmericaGranite Falls14 March 2015
Fablab WuerzburgyesGermanyWuerzburg8 April 2015
Parachute FactorymaybeUnited States of AmericaLas Vegas20 April 2015
HackCSmaybeSpainCastellon de la Plana22 April 2015
Fab Lab EgyptyesEgyptDokki23 April 2015
ThinkboxyesUnited States of AmericaCleveland30 April 2015
Steel HouseyesUnited States of AmericaRockland17 May 2015
Pusat-Komputer-MasyarakatyesIndonesiaPekalongan18 May 2015
Largo City HackerspaceyesChinaBeijing22 May 2015
South side hackerspace: chicagoyesUnited States of AmericaChicago26 May 2015
ProVoltmaybeUnited States of AmericaProvo27 May 2015
Hacklab01yesCroatiaZagreb11 June 2015
Hack'AveiroyesPortugalAveiro19 June 2015
Revelation spaceyesNetherlandsDen Haag20 June 2015
Sudo roomyesUnited States of AmericaOakland22 June 2015
GaragemhackeryesBrazilCuritiba26 June 2015
Hacklab pipayesBrazilTibau do Sul, Pipa2 July 2015
La Galeria MakerSpaceyesColombiaArmenia6 July 2015
Hackerspace Los AngelesyesUnited States of AmericaLos Angeles23 July 2015
IdeacteryesUnited States of AmericaNew York City24 July 2015
VecboxyesPalestineRamallah1 August 2015
SubProtoyesUnited States of AmericaMyrtle Beach1 August 2015
ForHackeryesBrazilFortaleza2 August 2015
NavigatoryesRussian FederationKazan9 August 2015
HacksaarmaybeGermanySaarbrücken10 August 2015
HackLab AlmeríayesSpainAlmeria16 August 2015
Connected CommunitymaybeAustraliaMelbourne17 August 2015
River City LabsmaybeUnited States of AmericaPeoria24 August 2015
757 MakerspacemaybeUnited States of AmericaNorfolk24 August 2015
Tsinghua i.CenteryesChinaBeijing26 August 2015
Ultimate WorkshopyesCanadaToronto27 August 2015
TechnistubyesFranceMulhouse28 August 2015
MAKE RIGAmaybeLATVIARIGA31 August 2015
Hackerspace AngersyesFranceAngers1 September 2015
GamakermaybeSpainVitoria-Gasteiz16 September 2015
SunlabmaybeFranceViroflay18 September 2015
MDesignyesFranceMetz21 September 2015
Don't panic!yesCataloniaBarcelona22 September 2015
LABioyesFranceSenlis24 September 2015
Sector67maybeUnited States of AmericaMadison1 October 2015
Hub MakerspaceyesDominican RepublicSanto Domingo2 October 2015
Workshop 88yesUnited States of AmericaGlen Ellyn8 October 2015
PlanZeroyesRomaniaTimisoara16 October 2015
Area31maybeBrazilBelo Horizonte19 October 2015
La Vila del PingüíyesCataloniaVilanova i la Geltrú19 October 2015
Makerspace NanaimoyesCanadaNanaimo21 October 2015
Make Lehigh ValleyyesUnited States of AmericaAllentown23 October 2015
Jaaga: Bangalore Art & Technology SpaceyesIndiaBangalore2 November 2015
Hacedores MakerspaceyesMexicoMexico City2 November 2015
Pori-HacklabmaybeFinlandPori3 November 2015
Chicon CollectiveyesUnited States of AmericaAustin7 November 2015
Hackerspace valenciayesSpainValencia8 November 2015
ArtifactoryyesAustraliaPerth12 November 2015
Lancaster And Morecambe Makers (LAMM)yesUnited KingdomLancaster13 November 2015
Urban WorkshopyesUnited States of AmericaCosta Mesa14 November 2015
Alex HackerspaceyesEgyptAlexandria18 November 2015
BlackpoolyesUnited KingdomBlackpool22 November 2015
La Plata MakeyesArgentinaLa Plata9 December 2015
Starship FactoryyesSwitzerlandBasel19 December 2015
KreitekyesSpainSan Cristóbal de La Laguna3 January 2016
FNordeingang NeussyesGermanyNeuss5 January 2016
CyberhippietotalismyesSpainMala (Haria)7 January 2016
Chalmers RobotföreningyesSwedenGothenburg12 January 2016
TheLab.msmaybeUnited States of AmericaDallas19 January 2016
Colima HacklabyesMexicoColima21 January 2016
Open to Source Tech ZoneyesCanadaNew Denver9 February 2016
Vector SpaceyesUnited States of AmericaLynchburg10 February 2016
Brunswick HackerspaceyesUnited States of AmericaBrunswick16 February 2016
La BarhackmaybeFranceSaint-Lo17 February 2016
The Inventor's HouseyesMexicoAguascalientes18 February 2016
Laboratório TransformARTEyesBrazilMedianeira19 February 2016
FabLab SagamaybeJapanSaga20 February 2016
NottinghackyesUnited KingdomNottingham22 February 2016
Tel Aviv Makers Intl.yesIsraelTel Aviv25 February 2016
HackanoiyesVietnamHanoi20 March 2016
... further results

The list [Planned][edit]

There are 75 hackerspaces planned, that would like to accept residents in the future (Yes: 49, Maybe: 26)

Hackerspace/HackbaseExchangesCountryCityHackerspace statusLast Updated
HacklabzyesIndiaBangaloreplanned21 July 2013
Casablanca HackerSpaceyesMoroccoCasablancaplanned5 August 2013
Makerspace AlbanyyesUnited States of AmericaAlbanybuilding5 August 2013
/dev/nullyesBulgariaVeliko Turnovobuilding11 August 2013
Nustians HackerspaceyesPakistanSargodhaplanned14 August 2013
MorloklabsyesSpainSevillebuilding18 August 2013
MakerzyesRomaniaBrasovplanned19 August 2013
Western Kansas Community GroupyesUnited States of AmericaGarden Cityplanned24 August 2013
Moulins LAByesFranceMoulinsbuilding12 September 2013
Lake Norman HackerspacemaybeUnited States of AmericaHuntersvilleplanned24 September 2013
TrolegioyesUnited States of AmericaMayagüezplanned12 October 2013
Hackers in Residence TsinghuayesChinaBeijingplanned18 October 2013
ArtificemaybeUnited States of AmericaChicagoplanned22 October 2013
L3VmaybeGermanyLeverkusenplanned23 October 2013
JP MakersmaybeUnited States of AmericaBostonplanned6 November 2013
Synth.LabmaybeUnited States of AmericaLittle Lakes (Lake Mack)building10 November 2013
HSKyesBelgiumKortrijkplanned12 November 2013
Hartville MakerspaceyesUnited States of AmericaHartvilleplanned27 November 2013
Parker ConceptsyesUSNew Yorkbuilding11 December 2013
FrostboxmaybeUnited States of AmericaOaklandbuilding12 December 2013
Hackerspace MoldovayesRepublic of MoldovaChisinauplanned20 December 2013
DigilionsmaybeGreecePiraeusplanned29 December 2013
3drevolutionyesBrazilSão Pauloplanned10 January 2014
Makerspace IZMIRyesTurkeyIZMIRbuilding15 January 2014
Hackerspace DSI SVAmaybeUnited States of AmericaNew York Cityplanned18 January 2014
Katy HackerSpacemaybeUsaKatyplanned20 January 2014
ConvergenceyesPakistanLahoreplanned9 February 2014
Jaraqui HackerspacemaybeBrazilManausplanned21 February 2014
Anadolu MakerSpaceyesTurkeyIstanbulplanned6 March 2014
Ayni HackLab CuencamaybeEcuadorCuencabuilding9 March 2014
Maker Space MaltayesMaltaVallettaplanned3 April 2014
MakevilleyesUnited States of AmericaLakevilleplanned1 May 2014
HackubeyesBulgariaVeliko Tarnovobuilding5 May 2014
Hackerspace-santacruzdosulyesBrazilSanta Cruz do Sulbuilding20 May 2014
OpenBerlinyesGermanyBerlinbuilding12 June 2014
M.A.C.H. 925yesUnited States of AmericaConcordplanned13 June 2014
Cuppa Pulp CreativeyesUnited States of AmericaNanuetbuilding29 June 2014
Hacklab IndependênciayesBrazilPorto Alegrebuilding2 July 2014
Hawaii HackerspacemaybeUnited States of AmericaAieaplanned10 September 2014
ConcoctoryyesUnited States of AmericaDenverclosed17 September 2014
KodmårdenmaybeSwedenKarlstadbuilding29 November 2014
FluxmaybeUnited States of AmericaPortland, ORclosed17 December 2014
GardemaybeFinlandKajaaniplanned18 December 2014
NavLabyesFranceAntibesplanned23 January 2015
M0usePadyesUnited States of AmericaOaklandclosed24 January 2015
Southern Arizona Technology LabmaybeUnited States of AmericaTucsonplanned9 March 2015
ImperatriXmaybeBrazilImperatrizbuilding11 March 2015
Gangplank TucsonyesUnited States of AmericaTucsonreformatting24 April 2015
SimCoLabmaybeCanadaBarriebuilding27 August 2015
Carlisle HackerSpaceyesEngland UKCarlisleplanned1 September 2015
Geelong HackerspaceyesAustraliaGeelongplanned18 October 2015
S.Y.M PlaygroundmaybeMalaysiaKuala Lumpurplanned29 October 2015
KiberpipayesSloveniaLjubljanareformatting19 December 2015
Rockford MakerSpacemaybeUnited States of AmericaRockfordbuilding23 December 2015
Synergy MillyesUSGreenvillebuilding28 December 2015
Rhyl HackerspaceyesWales, UKRhylbuilding30 December 2015
Fort WorksmaybeUnited States of AmericaFort Worthbuilding2 January 2016
Central Alberta Maker SpaceyesCANADARed Deerbuilding10 May 2016
TinkartankmaybeNorwayPorsgrunnclosed16 May 2016
WaterspaceyesPhilippinesDumaguetebuilding19 May 2016
Le LoopyesFranceParisclosed29 June 2016
Code Self StudyyesUnited States of AmericaBerkeleyunknown13 August 2016
SPARK MakerlabyesEstoniaTartubuilding13 August 2016
Department of Making + DoingyesUnited States of AmericaPhiladelphiaclosed18 September 2016
Lateral LabyesUnited States of AmericaSeattleplanned21 September 2016
Seinäjoki HacklabmaybeFinlandSeinäjokibuilding21 October 2016
HackEmaybeGermanyWittenbuilding4 November 2016
The Hornby SparkyesCanadaHornby Islandplanned19 November 2016
LabKrakenmaybeNorwayOttabuilding26 November 2016
KsyesChinaKunshanbuilding10 December 2016
FIH GigatronyesDemocratic Republic of CongoKinshasaplanned12 January 2017
Hack LocalmaybeUnited States of AmericaLansingbuilding22 January 2017
South Fulton Tool CooperativeyesUnited States of AmericaFairburnbuilding2 March 2017
Astralship.orgyesUnited KingdomDeiniolenbuilding3 March 2017
Hackspace UruguayyesUruguayMontevideobuilding9 March 2017

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