Established in 1970, Université du Québec en Abitibi-Témiscamingue (University of Québec, Abitibi-Témiscamingue) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the medium-sized town of Rouyn-Noranda (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Quebec. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Val-d'Or, Amos, La Sarre,Témiscamingue, Mont-Laurier, Montréal, Gatineau, Sherbrooke, Chibougamau. Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministre de l'Éducation, de l'Enseignement supérieur et de la Recherche, Québec (English: Ministry of Education, Higher Education and Research, Quebec), Université du Québec en Abitibi-Témiscamingue (UQAT) is a small (enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Université du Québec en Abitibi-Témiscamingue (UQAT) 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 HE institution does not have a selective admission policy. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UQAT also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.