Founded in 1647, Universität Bamberg (University of Bamberg) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large town of Bamberg (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Bavaria. Officially accredited/recognized by the Bayerisches Staatsministerium für Bildung und Kultus, Wissenschaft und Kunst (English: Bavarian State Ministry of Education and Culture, Science and Art), Universität Bamberg is a large (enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universität Bamberg 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 369 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. Universität Bamberg also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.