The National University of Singapore (NUS) is an autonomous research university in Singapore. Founded in 1905 as a medical college, it is the oldest institute of higher learning (IHL) in Singapore, as well as the largest university in the country in terms of student enrollment and curriculum offered. Its achievements and influence in global research and education have made it one of the world's most prestigious universities. NUS is a comprehensive research university with an entrepreneurial dimension, and offers a wide range of disciplines, including the sciences, medicine and dentistry, design and environment, law, arts and social sciences, engineering, business, computing and music in both undergraduate and postgraduate education. The university counts among its alumni four Prime Ministers or Presidents of Singapore and two Prime Ministers of Malaysia.