GitHub Education offers a variety of tools to help educators and researchers work more effectively inside and outside of the classroom.

GitHub Education for educators

With GitHub Education's tools and services for educators of all levels, you can:

GitHub Education for Researchers

With GitHub Education's tools and services for researchers, you can:

  • Collaborate with others on your research work around the world on GitHub.
  • Learn how academic institutions around the world are using GitHub for their research.
  • Apply for unlimited free private repositories for your academic research work.

GitHub Education for other academic uses

If you're not a researcher, educator, or student, you can still apply for a 25% discount for all other academic use cases. This includes administration, departmental use, and pretty much anything else. Students can apply for the student developer pack.

Discounts for educators and researchers

Educational role Purpose Discount type
Non-faculty staff (Administration, IT, etc.) Departmental use, other valid education-related purpose 25% off of the Team plan for organization accounts or the Developer plan for personal user accounts
Faculty or educator Managing a valid classroom or student group Free Team plan for organization accounts, which allows unlimited users and private repositories.

Free Developer plan, which allows unlimited private repositories for personal user accounts
Researcher Non-profit academic research Free Team plan for organization accounts, which allows unlimited users and private repositories.

Free Developer plan, which allows unlimited private repositories for personal user accounts