Established in 1997, Uniwersytet w Bialymstoku (English: University of Bialystok) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the small city of Bialystok (population range: 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Podlaskie Voivodeship. This institution has also branch campuses in the following locations: Siedlce, Wilno. Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministerstwo Nauki i Szkolnictwa Wyzszego, Polsce (English: Ministry of Science and Higher Education, Poland), Uniwersytet w Bialymstoku (UWB) is a large (enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Uniwersytet w Bialymstoku (UWB) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. UWB also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.