Founded in 1919, Uniwersytet Medyczny im. Karola Marcinkowskiego w Poznaniu (English: Poznan University of Medical Sciences) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Poznan (population range: 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Greater Poland. Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministerstwo Nauki i Szkolnictwa Wyzszego, Polsce (English: Ministry of Science and Higher Education, Poland), Uniwersytet Medyczny im. Karola Marcinkowskiego w Poznaniu (PUMS) is a medium-sized (enrollment range: 8,000-8,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Uniwersytet Medyczny im. Karola Marcinkowskiego w Poznaniu (PUMS) 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 97 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. PUMS 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.