Founded in 1963, Universitas Jenderal Soedirman (Jenderal Soedirman University) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the rural setting of the medium-sized town of Purwokerto (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Central Java. Officially accredited/recognized by the Kementerian Riset, Teknologi, dan Pendidikan Tinggi (English: Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education of the Republic of Indonesia), Universitas Jenderal Soedirman is a large (enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universitas Jenderal Soedirman offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as associate degrees, bachelor degrees in several areas of study. This 53 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. Universitas Jenderal Soedirman also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, as well as administrative services.