Founded in 1832, Hochschule für Technik Stuttgart (Stuttgart University of Applied Sciences) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Stuttgart (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Baden-Wurttemberg. Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministerium für Wissenschaft, Forschung und Kunst Baden-Württemberg (English: Ministry of Science, Research and the Arts Baden-Württemberg), Hochschule für Technik Stuttgart (HFT Stuttgart) is a small (enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Hochschule für Technik Stuttgart (HFT Stuttgart) 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 184 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. HFT Stuttgart also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.