Established in 1975, Univerzitet u Banjoj Luci (English: University of Banja Luka) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large town of Banja Luka (population range: 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Republika Srpska. This institution has also branch campuses in the following locations: Prijedor. Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministarstvo prosvete i nauke Republike Srbije (English: Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Serbia), Univerzitet u Banjoj Luci (UBL) is a large (enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Univerzitet u Banjoj Luci (UBL) 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 41 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UBL also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.