Founded in 1950, Uniwersytet Medyczny w Bialymstoku (Medical University of Bialystok) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the small city of Bialystok (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Podlaskie Voivodeship. Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministerstwo Nauki i Szkolnictwa Wyzszego, Polsce (English: Ministry of Science and Higher Education, Poland), Uniwersytet Medyczny w Bialymstoku (UMB) is a small (enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Uniwersytet Medyczny w Bialymstoku (UMB) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UMB 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.