Founded in 1755, Moscow State University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the metropolis of Moscow (population range: over 5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation, Moscow State University (MSU) is a large (enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Moscow State University (MSU) 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 261 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. MSU 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.