Founded in 1927, Folkwang Universität der Künste (Folkwang University of the Arts) is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the large city of Essen (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), North Rhine-Westphalia. This institution also has branch campuses in the following locations: Duisburg, Dortmund. Officially recognized by the Ministerium für Kultur und Wissenschaft des Landes Nordrhein-Westfalen (Ministry of Culture and Science of North Rhine-Westphalia), Folkwang Universität der Künste is a very small (enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational German higher education institution. Folkwang Universität der Künste offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees in several areas of study. See the degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 93 years old German higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. Folkwang Universität der Künste also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.