Founded in 1972, Universidad de Málaga (University of Málaga) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the medium-sized city of Málaga (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Andalucia. Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministerio de Educación, Cultura y Deporte, España (English: Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport, Spain), Universidad de Málaga (UMA) is a very large (enrollment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad de Málaga (UMA) 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 44 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UMA also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, as well as administrative services.