Founded in 1860, Bauhaus-Universität Weimar (Bauhaus-University Weimar) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large town of Weimar (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Thuringia. Officially accredited/recognized by the Thüringer Ministerium für Bildung, Wissenschaft und Kultur (English: Thuringian Ministry of Education, Science and Culture), Bauhaus-Universität Weimar is a small (enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Bauhaus-Universität Weimar 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 156 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. Bauhaus-Universität Weimar 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, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.