Founded in 2009, Ecole Centrale des Logiciels Libres et des Télécommunications (Central School of Free Software and Telecommunications) is a private higher education institution located in the large city of Dakar (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministère de l'Enseignement supérieur et de la Recherche, Senegal (Ministry of Higher Education and Research, Senegal), Ecole Centrale des Logiciels Libres et des Télécommunications (EC2LT) is a coeducational higher education institution. Ecole Centrale des Logiciels Libres et des Télécommunications (EC2LT) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. EC2LT also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.