Rails Girls Munich

29th & 30th January, 2016

Servus Bayern! Rails Girls is returning to Munich, early 2016! During this free workshop we'll explore the magical world of Ruby on Rails, and build a working web application using this powerful framework.

Applications are now closed. Confirmations have been sent to participants (please double check your spam folder).

Follow us on Facebook and Twitter for information on upcoming events and meetups

You will learn designing, prototyping and coding with the help from our coaches.

You need your own laptop, curiosity and a sprinkle of imagination!

Want to help? We are looking for volunteers and Rails coaches. Email the Rails Girls Munich team.

Friday 29th January

18.30 - 20:30

Installation party

Get Ruby and Rails installed with the help of our workshop coaches. Bring your laptop if you can, so we can install Ruby on Rails for you.
Where: Media Lab Bayern

Saturday 30th January

9:00 - 10:00

Registration, coffee and installation fest

Anyone who didn't have a chance to install Ruby on Rails can do so. Everyone else can grab a coffee, register, and get set up for the workshop!
10:00 - 10:10


Outline of the day
10:30 - 11:00

Bentobox - Understanding Web Apps

Learn some 'tech talk', and a bit about what a web app is made of, before you start building your own presentation Monica
11:00 - 11:30

Finding your way in Rails

Model view controller for beginners :) Julie
11:30 - 13:45

Hands-on, Minds-on workshop

We will work on creating the Rails Girls 'ideas' app
13:45 - 14:30


14:30 - 15:00

Introduction to Bootstrap

and why I think it should be the next step Omar
15:00 - 17:00

Workshop Part 2.

Finish your app, get it online, or extend it!
17:00 - 17:30

Presentation time!

Present what you worked on during the day and what you created!
17:30 - 19:30


Stick around, mingle, and reward all of your hard work with some refreshments, as well as connecting with your coaches and fellow attendees!


Applications close: January 23th
Acceptances informed: January 24th
(please check also your Spam folder for the reply)

Location: Media Lab Bayern, Rosenheimer Str. 145, 81671 München Maps

Want to help? We're looking for sponsors

Get in touch!

Media Lab Bayern Media Lab Bayern Das Media Lab fördert als Vorgründerzentrum digitale Journalismus- und Medienprojekte von der ersten Idee bis zur Gründung eines Startups. Es richtet sich an Studenten, Berufsanfänger und Professionals aus den Bereichen Journalismus, Kommunikation, Medienproduktion und –gestaltung, Informatik und Design. Proud location sponsor!

Simplabs Simplabs build solutions for the web and mobile devices, in Ruby on Rails, Ember.js, and Swift. Proud sponsor of our Saturday lunch!

Stylight Stylight is the best place to discover fashion every day. Millions of people use STYLIGHT’s website and app every month to get inspired by looks created by the community and discover great products from amazing brands. Proud sponsor of our workshop costs!

Occhio Occhio is one of the most innovative companies in the lighting sector and the market leader in Germany in the sector of high-quality design lighting. Proud sponsor of our workshop costs!

freeletics Freeletics is the fastest-growing sports and lifestyle company in the world. Their overall vision is to help each and every person unleash their full physical and mental potential and become the greatest version of themselves. Proud sponsor of our workshop costs!

Google Google needs no introduction Proud sponsor of our workshop costs!


How much does the workshop cost? Nothing, it's free! You just need to be excited!

Who is this workshop for? Women of any age with basic knowledge of working with a computer. We’ve had people of all ages taking part. Talks will be conducted in English, but you are free to work in German amongst your group. Please bring your laptop.

Can men attend? Yes, but they need to be accompanied by a female attendee.

I know how to program - How can I help? We’re also looking for people to be coaches! We’ll give you all the information you need. Email us

Is there a Code of Conduct? Yes! In short, Rails Girls Munich is dedicated to a harassment-free workshop experience for everyone. Our full anti-harassment policy can be found at: www.railsgirls.com/munich_coc

Munich team

Nicole Neubert, organizer @nickneugier

Sonja Scheungrab, organizer

Ann-Kathrin Wetter, organizer @AK_Wetter

Ana Oprea, coach / organizer

Sebastian Schwaiger, coach

Julie Ng, coach @jng5

Ganesh Balasubramanian, coach

Fabian Oehlmann, coach

Omar Qunsul, coach @OmarQunsul Monica Giambitto, coach @kfmolli

Sadiksha Gautam, coach

Aurora Mirea, coach

Melanie Ellenberger, coach

Sebastian Schulze, coach

Rails Girls Munich @RailsGirls_MUC