Founded in 1968, Uniwersytet Szczecinski (English: University of Szczecin) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the small city of Szczecin (population range: 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), West Pomeranian Voivodeship. Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministerstwo Nauki i Szkolnictwa Wyzszego, Polsce (English: Ministry of Science and Higher Education, Poland), Uniwersytet Szczecinski (US) is a coeducational higher education institution. Uniwersytet Szczecinski (US) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 48 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. US 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.