About UP OIL
The Office of International Linkages is a unit under the Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs
It is mandated to identify and explore areas of cooperation and linkages with institutions abroad. It promotes international academic and research collaboration with partner universities through student and faculty exchange, joint research, network participation, sharing of educational resources, and other international academic and research activities. The office is engaged in the initiation, planning, implementation, and monitoring of linkage activities.
The office also participates in the implementation of student exchange programs with partner universities. It facilitates the application and endorsement of UP students who wish to participate in the international exchange program. Also, it provides assistance to international exchange students such as tuition waiver through agreements between their home university and the UP System.
UP – A national university imbued with international perspective and distinction.
The Office of International Linkages fosters transnational academic and research cooperation for beneficial engagements, towards the fulfilment of UP’s internationalization mandate and national commitments.
Quality Policy Statement
We are ONE UP guided by ONE charter, upholding the same tradition of honor and excellence. We move toward greatness in serving the Filipino nation and humanity through the unified efforts of our students, faculty, researchers, administrative staff, and alumni.
Honor, Excellence, and
Committed to UP’s long tradition of honor and excellence, we shall be guided in our decision- making by the principles of democratic governance: collegiality, representation, accountability, transparency, inclusivity, and active participation of the University’s Constituents.
Accessibility and Responsiveness
We will breakdown bureaucratic walls and make our administration accessible and responsive to our stakeholders.
Innovativeness and Creativity
In making decisions, we shall not be bound by traditional solutions. We shall be prepared to pursue innovative approaches in solving the problems and issues that confront the University.
We shall be guided by the spirit of Oneness; common standards of excellence, harmonized systems, common and shared services across constituent Universities, but with decentralized decision-making and execution.