Founded in 1986, Université Amar Telidji de Laghouat (University of Laghouat) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large town of Laghouat (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants). Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministère de l'Enseignement Supérieur et de la Recherche Scientifique, Algérie (English: Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Algeria), Université Amar Telidji de Laghouat (UL) is a large (enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Islamic religion. Université Amar Telidji de Laghouat (UL) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as undergraduate certificates/diplomas, bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 30 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UL 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.