Established in 1780, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universitat Münster (University of Münster) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the small city of Münster (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), North Rhine-Westphalia. Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministerium für Innovation, Wissenschaft und Forschung des Landes Nordrhein-Westfalen (English: Ministry of Innovation, Science and Research of the state of North Rhine-Westphalia), Westfälische Wilhelms-Universitat Münster (WWU) is a very large (enrollment range: 35,000-39,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Westfälische Wilhelms-Universitat Münster (WWU) 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 236 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 10-20% making this German higher education organization a most selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. WWU 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.