*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 I- Philippine Business, Culture, and the Arts Program)

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

Philippine Business, Culture, and the Arts Program 2018 aims to bring together undergraduate students from (foreign university’s name) and Miriam College, through engaging activities, cross-cultural interaction and cooperation, relevant institutional visits, which will equip them to be better practitioners in the fields of Business, Entrepreneurship, Communication and Applied Arts.
PBCA-P2018 is a one week program that will highlight the current strategies, practices and trends being adopted by the academe and specific industries in the Philippines. The exchange of knowledge and constructive discussions will create valuable insights for students in the ASEAN and in neighboring countries who are expected to take on leadership roles that will forge a synergy among countries.
·Degree Level
Undergraduate Students
·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)
·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 and materials.
·Any service or assistance
Airport pick-up and transfer, Manila tour, and out of town tour

◆Program Schedule

Length: 10 days
From: 5 August 2018
To: 14 August 2018

◆Application Period for the university

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


Maximum number of participants 30 and minimum 10

Application Submission Deadline to UMAP-IS: 17 June 2018