Established in 1831, Leibniz Universität Hannover (Leibniz University of Hanover) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Hannover (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Lower Saxony. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Niedersächsisches Ministerium für Wissenschaft und Kultur (Ministry for Science and Culture of Lower Saxony), Leibniz Universität Hannover (LUH) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Leibniz Universität Hannover (LUH) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 188 years old higher-education 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.