Established in 1977, Université de Douala (English: University of Douala) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the large city of Douala (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Littoral Region. Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministère de l'Enseignement Supérieur, Cameroun (English: Ministry of Higher Education, Cameroon), Université de Douala (UDLA) is a medium-sized (enrollment range: 8,000-8,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Université de Douala (UDLA) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as undergraduate certificates/diplomas, bachelor degrees in several areas of study. This 39 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. UDLA also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, as well as administrative services.