Established in 1982, Akdeniz Üniversitesi (Akdeniz University) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Antalya (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants). This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Burdur. Officially accredited/recognized by the YÖK - Yüksekögretim Kurulu (English: YÖK - Council of Higher Education), Akdeniz Üniversitesi is a large (enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Akdeniz Üniversitesi offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as undergraduate certificates/diplomas, associate degrees, bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 34 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. Akdeniz Üniversitesi 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.