Established in 1425, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (English: Catholic University of Leuven) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the large town of Leuven (population range: 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Flemish Brabant. This institution has also branch campuses in the following locations: Kortrijk. Officially accredited/recognized by the Vlaams Ministerie van Onderwijs en Vorming, België (English: Flemish Ministry of Education and Training, Belgium), Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (KU Leuven) is a very large (enrollment range: 35,000-39,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (KU Leuven) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. KU Leuven 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.