GitLab for the education industry

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Over the past two years, GitLab has been transformational for our organization here at UW. Your platform is fantastic!""
Aaron Timss Director of Information Technology, University of Washington
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Why should you choose GitLab?

Help your educational institution — whether it’s a college, university, high school, code school, or something in between — deliver software faster and more securely.

With GitLab’s DevSecOps platform, you have everything you need to bring teams together to shorten cycle times, reduce costs, strengthen security, and increase productivity.

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Accelerate your digital transformation

Make your digital transformation a success with a single application for the entire software delivery lifecycle. GitLab’s DevSecOps platform will help you:

  • Modernize the way you create and deliver software
  • Increase operational efficiencies
  • Deliver better products faster
  • Reduce security and compliance risk
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Improve collaboration with a single platform

Help everyone — developers, operations, security, and even faculty and students — work together more efficiently with a DevSecOps platform designed for collaboration across distributed teams. With GitLab, you have:

  • Project planning with transparent issues, epics, boards, milestones and more
  • Robust version control and history
  • Merge requests for reviewing and discussing code (and the results of tests and scans) before merging it
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Ensure security and compliance

Secure your data, research, applications, student coursework and everything else, all while ensuring compliance with GitLab’s DevSecOps platform. With a comprehensive set of built-in security scanners, dependency scanning to help you create a SBOM, and compliant pipelines to help you automate security and compliance policies, you can meet your requirements without sacrificing speed.

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Bring GitLab to your campus


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  • Unlimited seats
  • Ultimate tier
  • Any deployment method
  • 50,000 compute minutes
  • Community support
  • Classroom or research use only
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  • Unlimited seats**
  • Ultimate tier
  • Any deployment method
  • 50,000 compute minutes
  • Priority support
  • No use case restrictions
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