Established in 1997, Uniwersytet w Bialymstoku (University of Bialystok) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Bialystok (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Podlaskie Voivodeship. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Vilnius. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministerstwo Nauki i Szkolnictwa Wyzszego, Polsce (Ministry of Science and Higher Education, Poland), Uniwersytet w Bialymstoku (UWB) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Uniwersytet w Bialymstoku (UWB) 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 22 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.