Partner universities in the Philippines

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The Philippines is an island nation in the Pacific Ocean comprising more than 7100 islands. NMBU has an agreement with Ateneo de Manila University. This is considered to be one of the best private universities in the Philippines, and is among the 500 best in the world. It is located in Quezon City, the largest city in the Philippines with approximately 2,6 million people. Quezon was the capital until 1972 when the status was given to the neighbouring city, Manila. The university has approximately 11.000 students, and courses are offered in English within the fields of economics, engineering and social sciences.


Number of study places

Selection of applicants
Upon applying, applicants should have completed at least 60 credits at NMBU. Applicants will be ranged according to their grade scores; however, students within the fields of economics and business will be given priority.

Study level
Both bachelor (undergraduate) and master (graduate).

Recognition of study credits
15 credits (5 courses of 3 credits each) at Ateneo are equivalent to 30 credits at NMBU.

Semester timing
Early June – mid-October.
Early November - mid-March.

Language requirements (English)
TOEFL: a minimum score of 55 (paper-based test).

Tuition fees
Students who travel on the agreement are exempt from paying tuition fees.

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Published 14. August 2014 - 14:31 - Updated 13. June 2018 - 11:26