Established in 1840, Montanuniversität Leoben (University of Leoben) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the medium-sized town of Leoben (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Styria. Officially accredited/recognized by the Bundesministerium für Wissenschaft, Forschung und Wirtschaft, Österreich (English: Federal Ministry of Science, Research and Economy, Austria), Montanuniversität Leoben (MUL) is a small (enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Montanuniversität Leoben (MUL) 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 176 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. MUL also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.