Programs

Program C

De La Salle University (Program IV- Law and Human Rights in the Philippines)

Manila Philippines

De La Salle University is an internationally recognized Catholic university in the Philippines established in 1911.It positions itself as a leader in molding human resources who serve the church and the nation. It is a Catholic coeducational institution and a hub for higher education training renowned for its academic excellence, prolific and relevant research, and involved community service. Nestled in the heart of Manila, it is home to local and international students seeking quality education for a brighter future ahead. It is situated in a vibrant city where culture and diversity is well manifested. DLSU has been granted Institutional Accreditation status by the Federation of Accrediting Agencies of the Philippines (FAAP) for having demonstrated the highest standards of instruction, research, and community engagement and having developed wide networks and linkages with other educational institutions. Twelve (12) undergraduate programs have achieved the highest accreditation of Level IV; the graduate programs of Br. Andrew Gonzalez College of Education, College of Liberal Arts and College of Science have also been granted Level III, the highest accreditation level for graduate school. A total of fifteen (15) undergraduate programs underwent a Programme Assessment by the ASEAN University Network Quality Assurance (AUN QA).  
Address
2401 Taft Avenue Manila 0922 Philippines
Tel
+63 2 525-6727
Fax
+63 2 523-3911

◆UMAP Contact Person


·Name 
Dr. Laurene Chua-Garcia
·Organization/Office 
Vice President, External Relations and Internationalization Office
·E-mail 
laurene.chua-garcia@dlsu.edu.ph

◆Program Information


"Law and Human Rights in the Philippines
This is an intensive program for international students who wish to have knowledge of the legal system in the Philippines. The program includes visit to the different court including the regional trial court, court of Appeals and Supreme Court, visit to law firms and other law institutions. The program will also have cultural and community immersion. The program will also provide a thorough background for understanding “human rights” in the Philippine context. It will be supplemented by visit to human rights institution, the judiciary, the prison cell, combined with cultural and community engagement . Exposure to Philippine Culture and heritage are incorporated in the program to enhance and better understanding of the country.
·Link

N/A

·Degree Level
Open to all students
·Language of Instruction
English
·Requirements (Language Proficiency, etc)
Basic English
·Number of credits to Transfer
University Credits: 3 units
UCTS: N/A
·Teaching Hours (Weekly)
13 hours
·Independent Study Hours (weekly)
25 hours
·Student's Total Workload (weekly)
38 hours
·Program Fee
USD800
·Accomodation Fee
On Campus: N/A
Off Campus: Included in the program fee
·Medical / Health Insurance Fee
University Insurance is included in the Program Fee. Participants must bring with them an international medical/health/travel insurance during their stay in the Philippines.
·Assistance for Visa Application
De La Salle University, through the Office of the VP for External Relations and Internationalization will handle the processing of the student's Special Study Permit (SSP) upon arrival in the Philippines. DLSU will cover the SSP fee of the Program C participants.
·Other Fees
All breakfast and dinner are borne by the students.
·Any service or assistance
Airport pick up and transfer is provided by DLSU for free as well as Campus tour, orientation, welcoming activity and International Buddy partners will be available for on campus activities.

◆Program Schedule


Length: 14 days
From: 1 July 2018
To: 14 July 2018

◆Application Period for the university


From: 7 April 2018
Until (Deadline): 15 May 2018

◆Others


Minimum number of participants for the Program: 5 persons

Application Submission Deadline to UMAP-IS: 8 May 2018