Established in 1950, Hochschule für Musik, Theater und Medien Hannover (Hanover University of Music, Drama and Media) is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the large city of Hannover (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Lower Saxony. Officially recognized by the Niedersächsisches Ministerium für Wissenschaft und Kultur (Ministry for Science and Culture of Lower Saxony), Hochschule für Musik, Theater und Medien Hannover (HMTM Hannover) is a very small (enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational German higher education institution. Hochschule für Musik, Theater und Medien Hannover (HMTM Hannover) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. HMTM Hannover also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, as well as administrative services.