About the UP Open University


Established on 23 February 1995, the University of the Philippines - Open University (UPOU) is a pioneer of online teaching and learning in the Philippines and the leader in the study and practice of open learning and distance education in the country. In keeping with its mission of equipping Filipinos everywhere with the knowledge and skills they need for life and work in the 21st century, UPOU is the Philippines’ most comprehensive distance education institution, offering three undergraduate programs, nine post-baccalaureate certificate and diploma programs, 11 Master’s programs, two doctoral programs, and nine non-formal courses. It has a network of eight learning centers and testing centers in more than 40 countries serving a global community of learners.


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