• Classes and work of employees in TUP Manila are suspended on January 9, 2019 in view of the Traslacion of the Black Nazarene.

The Office of International/Institutional Linkages and External Affairs (IILEAO)

The Office of International/Institutional Linkages and External Affairs (IILEAO) is a unit under the Office of the Vice President for Planning, Development and Information System (VPPDIS). It is mandated to continuously build a strong relationship and collaboration with other educational institutions, relevant government and non government agencies, industries and other sectors of the society that can assist in accomplishing its task in accordance with the national agenda. It has to explore and identify possibilities of linkage development, cooperation and partnership with various sectors, local or international on area that will redound to the realization of its mission and vision.

IILEAO is engage in the initiation, planning, implementation and monitoring of linkage activities. It promotes institutional, industrial and organizational collaboration and consortium with local and foreign universities, industries and organizations in the form of student and faculty exchange, joint research, exchange of publication, sponsorship of conference, consortia for program implementation, faculty industry immersion, student industrial training and other academic activities.

The Technological University of the Philippines (TUP) carved its niche in the Philippine educational system as the apex and model of excellence in technological and industrial education and it will continue its endeavour to be a “University of First Choice” in industrial and technological education in the country. Over the decade, TUP established a wide array of institutional linkages with educational institutions, research institutes, private or industrial companies, consultancy firms, government agencies, multinational corporations and agencies, and professional organizations, both local and abroad. These linkages significantly enhance and compliment the four-fold functions of the University-instruction, research, extension and production. Through the years, TUP has already established strong international linkages with fellow academic institutions as well as with private firms from China, Canada, Thailand, South Korea, and Middle East. To date, TUP, being the University of First Choice, has Memoranda of Agreement or Memoranda of Understanding with the different local and foreign academic institutions, industries and organizations throughout the world that also play a significant role in the formation of their societies.

Linkage Activities
  • Training, Seminars and Workshops
  • Research Collaboration
  • Technology Transfer (Extension Program)
  • Curriculum exchange
  • Faculty and Student Exchange
  • Facilities and Equipment Exchange
  • Continuing Education
  • Supervised Industrial Training
  • Student Teaching
  • Scholarship for Faculty and Students

For more details, please contact:

  • Dr. Gina L. Basa
    Director, Institutional/International Linkages and External Affairs Office (IILEAO)
  • 3rd Floor, Administration Building
    Technological University of the Philippines
    Ayala Boulevard cor. San Marcelino St., Ermita, Manila 1000
  • Tel. (+632) 301-3001 local 126
  • Telefax: (+632) 521-4063
  • Email: linkages@tup.edu.ph