University of the Philippines Diliman

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Year of foundation: 1949
Approx. number of students: 23,000
Period of study: Mid January - End May; Begin August - End December
MCI partner since: 2007

The City

Quezon City, is the former capital (1948-1976) and the most populous city in the Philippines. Located on the island of Luzon, Quezon City (popularly known to Filipinos as simply QC) is one of the cities and municipalities that make up Metro Manila, the National Capital Region. The city was named after Manuel L. Quezon, the former president of the Commonwealth of the Philippines who founded the city and developed it to replace Manila as the country's capital. The city has approx. 2.7 million inhabitants.

The University

The University of the Philippines Diliman or U.P. Diliman, is the flagship campus, seat of administration, and the largest constituent university of the University of the Philippines System. It is located in Diliman, Quezon City in Metro Manila. It offers courses in Liberal Arts, Social Sciences, Law, Business and Economics, Natural Sciences, Engineering, Music,Archaeology and Fine Arts among others. It offers the largest number of graduate and undergraduate courses among all the universities in the Philippines.