Established in 1960, University of Technology is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the metropolis of Baghdad (population range: over 5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education & Scientific Research, Iraq, University of Technology is a large (enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Technology 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 56 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. University of Technology also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.