Founded in 1968, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (Autonomous University of Madrid) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in Cantoblanco, Madrid Community. Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministerio de Educación, Cultura y Deporte, España (English: Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport, Spain), Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (UAM) is a large (enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (UAM) 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. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UAM 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.