Established in 1834, Universität Bern (University of Bern) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large town of Bern (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants). Officially accredited/recognized by the Staatssekretariat für Bildung, Forschung und Innovation, Schweiz (English: State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation, Switzerland), Universität Bern (UniBE) is a large (enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universität Bern (UniBE) 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 182 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UniBE 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.