Founded in 1339, Université Pierre Mendès-France (English: Pierre Mendès-France University) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the large town of Grenoble (population range: 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Rhone-Alpes. Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministère de l'Enseignement supérieur et de la Recherche, France (English: Ministry of Higher Education and Research, France), Université Pierre Mendès-France (UPMF) is a coeducational higher education institution. Université Pierre Mendès-France (UPMF) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as undergraduate certificates/diplomas, bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 677 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. UPMF also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, as well as administrative services.