Center for Cyber and Information Security (CCIS) is a partnership with national cyber security public and private stakeholders to enhance research, training and education. Gjøvik University College (GUC) is, together with the Norwegian National Security Authority, and other key players within the army, police, business, policy and academia, establishing Center for Cyber and Information Security (CCIS). CCIS will focus on advanced applied research, education and training. CCIS is co-located with the Norwegian Information Security Laboratory (NISlab). CCIS is becoming one of the largest academic research groups in information and cyber security in Europe and will establish itself as a national resource and contact point for the nation's international partners. The center is actively embedded in the global research community and has English as its working language. NISlab operates Bachelor, Master and Ph.D. programmes dedicated solely to information security, and is also charged with leading the national research school in information security, COINS.
Among Norwegian universities, GUC has the highest allocation of research funding for research from the EU per employee.