Established in 1977, Université El Hadj Lakhdar de Batna (University of Batna) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the small city of Batna (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants). 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 El Hadj Lakhdar de Batna is a very large (enrollment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Université El Hadj Lakhdar de Batna offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as undergraduate certificates/diplomas, bachelor degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. Université El Hadj Lakhdar de Batna also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, as well as administrative services.