Founded in 1940, Academia de Muzica, Teatru si Arte Plastice (English: Academy of Music, Theatre and Fine Arts) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Chi?inau (population range: 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Chisinau. Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministerul Educatiei a Republicii Moldova (English: Ministry of Education, Republic of Moldova), Academia de Muzica, Teatru si Arte Plastice (AMTAP) is a very small (enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Academia de Muzica, Teatru si Arte Plastice (AMTAP) 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 76 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this Moldovan higher education organization a least selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. AMTAP 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.