School Calendar of the Philippines

First Semester - June to mid-October
Second Semester - November to March
Summer - mid-April to May

The detailed UP Academic Calendar can be obtained here:
school year: 2012-2013 ,
school year: 2013-2014 .

2014-2015 Screening of Outbound
UPD Exchange Students

The screening process of UP Diliman students for the 2014 - 2015 scholarships to partner universities in Korea and Japan will commence in May 2013.

Interested UP Diliman students must keep in mind the following schedule:

1. Submission of Application Forms -
   June 2013.
2. Interview of Qualified Applicants -
   July 2013

The list of requirements and the eligibility criteria are announced here.

Note: Qualified students must ensure that they obtain a Philippine passport by August 2013. The passport must be valid for the entire school year for 2014 -2015. The Japanese and Korean universities will only process applications of nominated UPD students whose passports are current.

International Student Exchange Program

Cognizant of the need to develop student's skills to become an effective global citizen, the University of the Philippines Diliman has been actively pursuing student exchange programs with various universities abroad. Such exchange programs are outcomes of UPD's memoranda of agreement (MOAs) with academic institutions overseas. Some of the exchange activities are implemented under the aegis of the Erasmus Mundus Mobility with Asia.

The Office of Extension Coordination-Office of the Vice-Chancellor for Academic Affairs (OEC-OVCAA) is the lead office in the implementation of the program.

Under the Program, international students may enroll in UP as non-degree students for one semester or one year as an integral part of their degree program in their home institutions with which UP has a MOA.

Inbound Students

For the academic year 2012-2013, the exchange students to UP Diliman comes from the following partner institutions:

1. Doshisha University
2. Ecole Superieure des Sciences Commerciales D'Angers
3. Hannam University
4. Hallym University
5. Hiroshima University
6. Institut National Des Langues Et Civilisations Orientales (INALCO)
7. International Christian University***
8. Kansai University of International Studies
9. Kangwon National University
10. Korea University of Technology and Education
11. Kyushu University***
12. Management Center Innsbruck
13. Meiji Gakuin University
14. Museum National D' Historie Naturelle
15. Ritsumeikan University
16. Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology
17. Seoul National University of Science and Technology
18. Soka Univeristy
19. Sunchon National University
20. Tokyo University of Foreign Studies***
21. Toyo University
22. Universita di Ferrara
23. University of Montreal
24. University of South Australia
25. University of Shizuoka
26. University of Tokyo***
27. Utrecht University***

*** These are partner universities through the UP System.