Quoting from https://about.gitlab.com/2018/06/05/...d-open-source/
Just letting you guys know, in case you missed the news everywhere else.Today, we're excited to announce that GitLab Ultimate and Gold are now free for educational institutions and open source projects.
- Educational institutions: any institution whose purposes directly relate to learning, teaching, and/or training. Educational purposes do not include commercial, professional, or any other for-profit purposes. To apply, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Once your application has been approved, we will send your license code.
- Open source projects: any project that uses an OSI-approved open source license and which does not seek to make profit from the resulting project software. To apply, add a merge request to add your project to a list of open source projects using GitLab Ultimate and Gold.