Serving the open source community through code releases, student outreach, providing resources to organizations, and internal compliance

Recognizing the vital role that open source software plays at Google, the Open Source Programs Office is tasked with maintaining a healthy relationship with the open source software development community. For media inquiries, please contact

Google Summer of Code

Our global program that offers student developers stipends to write code for various open source software projects

Google Code-in

An annual contest where pre-university students gain real-world experience working on a variety of tasks with open source projects

Released projects

Over 20 million lines of code in over 900 projects released by Google under open source licenses

Organizations we support

Google is proud to support a wide variety of technical and advocacy organizations

Developer Platforms software license

Legal details for code made available by the Google Developer Platforms team