DLSU / De La Salle University
Manila Philippines
Program A/B
2020 Spring (1st,2nd Cycle)
GPA 75%

General Information

Host Institution

De La Salle University (DLSU) in the Philippines is an internationally recognized Catholic university established by the Brothers of the Christian Schools in 1911. Inspired by the charism of St. John Baptist de La Salle, the University community, together and by association, provides quality human and Christian education by teaching minds, touching hearts and transforming lives. DLSU is a learner-centered and research University bridging faith and scholarship, attuned to a sustainable Earth, and in the service of Church and society, especially the poor and marginalized.

DLSU is ground on its core values of Faith (religio), Service (mores), and Communion (cultura). DLSU positions itself as a leader in molding human resources who serve the church and the nation. It is a Catholic coeducational institution founded in 1911 by the Brothers of the Christian Schools. The University is a hub for higher education training renowned for its academic excellence, prolific and relevant research, and involved community service. DLSU 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.

The academic programs (undergraduate and graduate) of De La Salle University are accredited by the Philippine Accrediting Association of Schools, Colleges, and Universities (PAASCU). De La Salle University 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 Education, Liberal Arts and Science have also been granted Level III, the highest accreditation level for graduate school. As an affirmation of the levels of accreditation achieved by DLSU programs, the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) of the Republic of the Philippines has conferred the distinction of Autonomous Status to DLSU. It has also named fourteen (14) programs as Centers of Excellence in the field in the country and five (5) programs as Centers of Development.

In May 2017, De La Salle University was awarded the AUN Quality Mark of Excellence at the Institutional Level, the first university in the ASEAN to earn the certification. To date, sixteen (16) programs of the University have undergone international assessment by a foreign team of assessors using the ASEAN University Network Quality Assurance (AUN QA) guidelines and criteria. 

Mailing Address
De La Salle University, #2401 Taft Avenue , Manila , Manila
+63-523 -39-11


Study Abroad Year
Spring Semester
Nomination Deadline
1st cycle:10/Jul/2019
2nd cycle: 19/Sep/2019
Contact information


Accept Program A 2students / Semester
Accept Program B

5students / Semester

Local currencyPhilippine PESO

Local currency exchange rate

1USD ≒52

Update date 14/Apr/2020 03:13:13
Outline ID 298

List of study programs that are open for international exchanges

Content The courses and programs offered by the different Faculties/Colleges maybe found t this link:
Teaching Language English
Exchange Duration
1st Semester
From: 06/Jan/2020 To: 18/Apr/2020
Language Proficiency Requirements

Accept Native English
TOEIC: 550 - 665, TOEFL iBT: 72 - 86, IELTS: 6 - 6.5

Recommendation Letter from the Faculty of English or Language Communication

Academic Field

Please send am email to the Inbound Coordinator in charge through erio@dlsu.edu.ph

3 / 4 (75%)
Instruction Facilities and Other Supports Please access the website on DLSU Campus Life at https://www.dlsu.edu.ph/students/international/survival/
Website for the International Student Guidebook: https://www.dlsu.edu.ph/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/international-guidebook.pdf
Scholarship information
Housing Type
  • Off Campus accommodation

Housing charge
Local currency
  • PhP
Off Campus accommodation
Cost of living

Estimated living cost per month excluding Housing Fee

$ 300 - 400 per month
Medical Insurance Others
Exchange students must bring with them international travel insurance to cover their entire student exchange period at DLSU.
Visa Process DLSU will process the Special Study Permit for exchange students. Student will come on Tourist or Travel Visa.

Deadline of application for Second Term a t DLSU is 30 September 2019.

Please inform prospective dates of acceptance if the dates would be later than UMAP's Timeline for onlire placement period. It helps students to choose their preferences.

Link to the Course List available for international students / Other related links

Regular Academic Calendar (indicate the period)

First Semester
From:07/Sep/2019To:20/Dec/2019(4 months)
Second Semester
From:10/Jan/2020To:20/Apr/2020(4 months)
Third Semester
From:18/May/2020To:29/Aug/2020(4 months)
Fourth Semester
Website of academic year

Semester Load in Credits/Units

1UCTS = 1Credit/1.5ECTS/3CATS *What's UCTS?


General Timetable and Requirements for Graduation

Total Number of Credits Needed for Graduation
Number of Years Typically Needed to Complete Undergraduate Program

This program has been closed for appplications

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