Founded in 1930, Don State Technical University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large city of Rostov-on-Don (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Rostov Region. This institution has also branch campuses in the following locations: Azov, Volgodonsk, Pyatigorsk, Stavropol, Shakhty, Taganrog. Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation, Don State Technical University (DSTU) is a very large (enrollment range: 35,000-39,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Don State Technical University (DSTU) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as undergraduate certificates/diplomas, bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 86 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. DSTU 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, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.