*Please note that the application for Program A&B in 2018 has ended. Details of the application period for 2019 will be published in April 2019.


Program C

Miriam College (Program II- Education and Psychology)

Quezon City Philippines

Miriam (formerly Maryknoll) College is a premier women’s college in the Philippines. Founded in 1924, Miriam College offers programs at the basic, tertiary, post-graduate and adult education levels. The institution supports specialized centers engaged in curriculum development, research, community outreach, and advocacy in the fields of social development, peace education, environmental studies, and women’s empowerment. 
Katipunan Avenue, Loyola Heights

◆UMAP Contact Person

Dr. Gail Reyes-Galang
Institutional Partnerships and Programs Office

◆Program Information

The the 10 day Education and Psychology Student's Summer Camp bring students from both disiciplines to learn about Early Childhood Development, and Positive and Environmental Psychology. The program will have both in-classroom and out of classroom activities. Classroom discussions will include topics on Design Thinking, Problem-Based Learning, Postive Psychology, Environmental Psychology, and Art Therapy, to give a few examples. Immersion trips to the Child Studies Center of Miriam College is included in the program to give participants the opportunity to be immersed in a modern Filipino Catholic pre-school. As part of the out of classroom activities, participants will get the chance to learn about Quezon City where Miriam College is situated through an educational tour, travel to Metro Manila to visit Intramuros and learn about the Philippines colonial period and travel to Laiban, Rizal to visit Miriam College's partner community to learn about Filipino rural life.


·Degree Level
Undergraduate Students in their 2nd to 4th year of college/university education
·Language of Instruction
·Requirements (Language Proficiency, etc)
Must be able to verbally communicate and read basic English but having TOEFL iBT 61 or TOEIC 750 is a plus.
·Number of credits to Transfer
University Credits: a certificate of completion is given to students who have completed the program
·Teaching Hours (Weekly)
9AM to 4PM, Monday-Friday
·Independent Study Hours (weekly)
8PM - 10PM
·Student's Total Workload (weekly)
40 hours
·Program Fee
600.00USD (@52.00 per USD)
·Accomodation Fee
On Campus: 30USD (double sharing) 60USD (single)
Off Campus: 40USD (double sharing) 80USD (single)
·Medical / Health Insurance Fee
Medical insurance with international coverage is required. This should be provided by the college/university or student participant.
·Assistance for Visa Application
No visa requiredments for those traveling from ASEAN countries, Japan and Taiwan.
·Other Fees
100USD for program processing fee and materials.
·Any service or assistance
Airport pick-up and transfer and tours

◆Program Schedule

Length: 10 days
From: 19 August 2018
To: 29 August 2018

◆Application Period for the university

From: 9 April 2018
Until (Deadline): 13 July 2018


Maximum number of participants 30 and minimum 15

Application Submission Deadline to UMAP-IS: 17 June 2018