Founded in 1947, Kyoto University of Foreign Studies is a private higher education institution located in the large city of Kyoto (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan, Kyoto University of Foreign Studies (KUFS) is a coeducational higher education institution. Kyoto University of Foreign Studies (KUFS) 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 69 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 20-30% making this Japanese higher education organization a very selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. KUFS 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, as well as administrative services.