Founded in 1950, Uniwersytet Medyczny w Lodzi (Medical University of Lódz) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the medium-sized city of Lodz (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Lodz Voivodeship. Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministerstwo Nauki i Szkolnictwa Wyzszego, Polsce (English: Ministry of Science and Higher Education, Poland), Uniwersytet Medyczny w Lodzi is a coeducational higher education institution. Uniwersytet Medyczny w Lodzi offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 66 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. Uniwersytet Medyczny w Lodzi 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.