Established in 1978, Universidad de les Illes Balears (University of the Balearic Islands) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the rural setting of the small city of Palma de Mallorca (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Balearic Islands. Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministerio de Educación, Cultura y Deporte, España (English: Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport, Spain), Universidad de les Illes Balears (UIB) is a large (enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad de les Illes Balears (UIB) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as undergraduate certificates/diplomas, bachelor degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 38 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. UIB 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.