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Logo shack brightbg 190px.png
Status suspected inactive
Country Germany
State or District Baden-Württemberg
City Stuttgart
Date of founding 2009/09/13
Last Updated 2023-12-01
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shack e.V.
Ulmer Strasse 300
BW-70327 Stuttgart

Number of members ~120"~" can not be assigned to a declared number type with value 120.
Membership fee 9.60+ EUR/m (reduced), 24+ EUR/m (full), 50+ EUR/m (supporter, optional)
Size of rooms 150 m²
Members H0uz3, Papachaotica, Rel0c
Location 48° 46' 28.20" N, 9° 14' 20.40" E

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shackspace (styled "shackspace") is the Stuttgart Hackerspace run by shack e.V. We're a group of nerds and technology enthusiasts (but I bet you already guessed that, eh). Come join us!


You can see the current status, whether we're open, and who got the key at the moment on our wiki.

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  • 2009 Summer: Barcamp Stuttgart, the idea is born
  • 2009 Autumn: 0711_first_steps: First meetup to discuss details
  • 2010-02-20: 'shack', the legal body of shackspace if founded with 23 (sic) founding members
  • 2010-04-01: we're moving into our location in the middle of the train tracks of the northern Stuttgart train station (Nordbahnhof).
  • 2010-04-26: shackspace is used as the backdrop and location for a critical interview by TV station SWR on the ELENA system about to be implemented in Germany.
  • 2010-05-23: open-house at with many new visitors and even some online celebrities
  • 2010-06-19: shack is hosting the droid camp stuttgart after party (#dcs2010)
  • 2010-08-13/14/15: GTUG-Campout HTML5 (#gtugcampout)
  • 2010-09-03/04/05: KDE Code Sprint
  • 2010-10-05: We are proud to anounce that we are the 2nd largest hackerspace in Germany
  • 2010-10-10: Stuttgart 42
  • 2010-11-05: After months of waiting and back and forth paperwork we're now officially 'shack e.V.', a registered voluntary association
  • 2010-11-18/19/20/21: We participated in the Hobby & Elektronik fair 2010 giving workshops, presentations and showcasing stuff we've made
  • 2010-12-04: DeimHart records an episode of their podcast at shackspace
  • 2010-12-05: First international visitor: Ruiwen from Hackerspace.SG in Singapore
  • 2010-12-08: Visit from Revelation_space's gmc and darkxion
  • 2010-12-27/30: Peace Mission for 27c3
  • 2011-03-26: After lots of help from the community and shackspace members, we managed to find a new location and moved the space to Ulmer Strasse 255, 70327 Stuttgart-Wangen
  • 2011-05-10/11: Google I/O Extended at shackspace
  • 2011-06-18: Open Door at shackspace! Celebrating one year of shackspace, 100 members, the new location.
  • 2012-06-27/28: Google I/O Extended at shackspace
  • 2012-10-30:OSM meeting at shackspace
  • 2012-11-10: Node-JS Workshop
  • 2013-01-25-27: Global Game Jam at shackspace
  • 2013-02-25: Compiler building workshop
  • 2013-04-02: Your password sucks workshop
  • 2013-04-06: Jake Rathburn in concert @ shackspace
  • 2013-04-20: Talk: How to confiscate facebook accounts
  • 2013-05-11: Talk: next generation mobile rootkits
  • 2013-05-25: RFID Workshop
  • ...
  • 2022-07-01 moved to new location Ulmer Straße 300 in Stuttgart Wangen
  • ever since: alive and kicking! (this list isn't entirely up to date or complete)

Keep in Touch[edit]

Twitter: @shackspace #shackspace

Vimeo: shackspace

YouTube: shackev

Mailinglist: subscribe at

We've also got meetings (Plenum) every week. It's on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month and Wednesdays in all other weeks. If you're interested, just drop by and have a look!

Take a sneak peak into what we're doing via our gallery.

Interested in what kind of projects are currently active or have been finished? Check out our project overview page.

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