The yearly Libre Software Meeting (LSM) is an opportunity for beginners as well as veteran technicians to meet during several days to promote, discuss, develop, use and interrogate the Libre technologies, tools and culture.

This year, the LSM will stand, for the second time since its creation, at the University of Strasbourg from July 7 to 12, 2018.

Rencontres Mondiales du Logiciel Libre 2018 has the most awesome program ever!





Critiques and study of knowledge*Critique et étude de la connaissance

Decentralized Internet*Internet décentralisé

Digital city*Cité numérique

Digital Education*Éducation numérique

Digital education: building captivity or new empowerment

July 07 - 11, 2018

For this year, the main topic will be “Digital education: building captivity or new empowerment?”. This topic will be running through the whole meeting. It is not exclusive, but we encourage you to...

Free Software Foundation Europe*Free Software Foundation Europe

July 07 - 11, 2018

The Free Software Foundation Europe supports the LSM 2018 by organizing a full track among other things. The Free Software Foundation Europe is a charity that empowers users to control technology.





Music and sound*Musique et son

Not sure / To class

Privacy*Vie privée

Publishing and medias*Publication et médias


Teaching tools*Outils pédagogiques

Toolbox*Boĩte à outils

Undefined/Canceled*Non classé / Annulé

[theme] Culture and Art

July 07 - 11, 2018

contact: arts [at]

The free culture includes all the elements resulting from those practices and esthetics which promote sharing and reappropriation as essential values; it...

[theme] Initiation

July 07 - 11, 2018

contact: initiation [at]

It is essential that everyones feels free to take part in the Free movement in an accessible, stimulating, funny and sensitive way. We would like...

[theme] Society

July 07 - 11, 2018

contact: societe [at]

A group of human beings can be defined by what they share, and what is common to the group. By giving access to their creations, we redefined our...

[theme] Tech

July 07 - 11, 2018

contact: technique [at]

The 2018 edition wouldn't be a LSM one without moments dedicated to tech. The Meetings strive to bring concrete motivation as well as exposure for...


Where to stay in Strasbourg

We recommend the following accommodations for your visit.

Auberge des 2 rives

A nice hostel located at the german border.

camping de Strasbourg

The big camping of Strasbourg at price of 28.5e/night (and 34.2 with electricity)

Caution : You need reserve before 01/06/2018 and the reservation have to be individual


The Ciarus is a clean hostel, offering good meals, located at 20 min of walk from the university.

Cité Universitaire - Robertsau

The University dorm of the Robertsau is located at 20 min by tram from the university. Contact us for reservation.

East Hotel

Hostel in the Strasbourg's suburb of Hoenhein (price 45-50)

Hôtel F1

In the Strasbourg's suburb of Illkirch, this Hostel F1 cost 40

Hôtel roi soleil

Two hostel in Strasbourg: - on Mundolsheim (price 47) - on Strasbourg's train station (price 53)

Ibis Hostels Strasbourg

Some differents hostels Ibis available for price of 38-100

Première classe Strasbourg OUEST

A cheap hostel (price 35-50) near to hautepierre in Strasbourg

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