Fuel the open movement by creating and supporting a network of clubs on university campuses who learn about, create and contributing to open source.

What is an Open Source Student Club

Local groups of students, who meet regularly to meaningfully advance and create impactful Open Source projects. Through our activities and advocacy we create a network that fuels the open source movement.

Why Open Source?

Mozilla was born out of the open source and free software movement and believes it is a critical component of maintaining the free and open web.

To this end, Mozilla is building an Open Source Student Network dedicated to creating and supporting a network of clubs on university and college campuses around the world who are learning about and contributing to open source projects.

Building the Open Source Movement


Open source is all about community so we collaborate closely with several groups and organizations to drive and power the network. If you’re an organization interested in collaborating with us we’d love to hear from you! Interested in finding out more about how you can get involved? Check out our Collaboration One Pager.


Professors for Open Source Software Experience has worked closely with Mozilla to provide mentorship and support throughout the development of the program. Through our ongoing partnership POSSE helps us identify students, amplify our reach to academic institutions, and provide tools and training for students about collaborating with faculty.

Red Hat

Together with Red Hat’s University Outreach team we try and bridge the gaps between various open source initiatives and find valuable resources and connections for our students.


Beyond driving students towards Hacktoberfest and sharing training materials, we work regularly with the GitHub student expert team to connect our students together to learn from and benefit each other.


A new programming language systems that runs blazingly fast, prevents segfaults, and guarantees thread safety. We work closely with the Rust team to design meaningful opportunities for students to learn about and contribute to the innovative Rust language.

GNOME Project

Our newest collaborator we’re working with the gnome project to design engaging activities that introduce students to the gnome community.

Gnome Project