Established in 1998, Université M'hamed Bouguerra de Boumerdes (University of Boumerdés) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the medium-sized town of Boumerdès (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Boumerdes. Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministère de l'Enseignement Supérieur et de la Recherche Scientifique, Algérie (English: Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Algeria), Université M'hamed Bouguerra de Boumerdes (UMBB) is a large (enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Islamic religion. Université M'hamed Bouguerra de Boumerdes (UMBB) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 18 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UMBB also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.