Established in 1971, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (Technical University of Madrid) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large city of Madrid (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Madrid Community. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Pozuelo, Getafe, Alcobendas. Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministerio de Educación, Cultura y Deporte, España (English: Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport, Spain), Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM) is a very large (enrollment range: 35,000-39,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 45 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UPM also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.