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The University of the Philippines complies with the conditions of good governance as set by issued by the Department of Budget of Management.

Available below are the information required of the university under the circular.

I. Mandate, Function, List of Officials, and Contact Information

A. Mandate and Functions

Section 3 of the states that:

As the national university, a public and secular institution of higher learning, and a community of scholars dedicated to the search for truthand knowledge as well as the development of future leaders, the University of the Philippines shall perform its unique anddistinctive leadership in higher education and development.

The University shall:

Lead in setting academic standards and initiating innovations in teaching, research, and faculty development in philosophy, the arts and humanities, the social sciences, engineering, natural sciences, mathematics, and technology; and maintain centers of excellence in these disciplines and professions.

Serve as a graduate university by providing advanced studies and specialization for scholars, scientists, writers, artists, and professionals especially those who serve on the faculty of state and private colleges and universities.

Serve as a research university in various fields of expertise and specialization by conducting basic and applied research, promoting research and development, and contributing to the dissemination and application of knowledge.

Lead as a public service university by providing various forms of community, public and volunteer service, as well as scholarly and technical assistance to the government, the private sector, and civil society while maintaining its standards of excellence.

Protect and promote the professional and economic rights and welfare of its academic and non-academic personnel.

Provide opportunities for training and learning in leadership, responsible citizenship, and the development of democratic values, institutions, and practice through academic and non-academic programs, including sports and enhancement of nationalism and national identity.

Serve as a regional and global university in cooperation with international and scientific unions, networks of universities, scholarly and professional associations in the Asia Pacific Region and around the world.

Provide democratic governance based on collegiality, representation, accountability, transparency, and active participation of its constituents; and promote the holding of fora for students, faculty, research, extension and professional staff (REPS), administrative staff, and alumni to discuss non-academic issues affecting the University.

For a full text of the UP Charter, please click .

B. Vision and Mission

A great university, taking a leadership role in the development of a globally competitive Philippines, driven by:

Academic excellence and operational excellence;

Strong research and creative capability supported by expanded graduate programs and geared toward addressing the country’s problems;

Excellent faculty and staff working in an environment conducive to outstanding performance and high productivity;

The best and brightest students from across the country prepared for successful careers and responsive citizenship;

Strong support from the alumni and other stakeholders;

High visibility and effective public service;

Modernized physical facilities and technological infrastructure for teaching, research, and administration; and

Financial sustainability achieved by resource generation and administrative efficiency, while preserving its public character.

For more information on the vision and mission of the University, please click

C. List of Officials

UP Diliman Officials

II. Annual Financial Reports

Financial Accountability Report (FAR) No. 1

Summary Report on Disbursements

Budget Accountability Report (BAR) No. 1

Financial Accountability Report (FAR) No. 5

Financial Plan – BED No. 1

Financial Accountability Report (FAR) No. 1-A (For DBM and COA purposes)

Financial Accountability Report (FAR) No. 1-B (For DBM and COA purposes)

Financial Accountability Report (FAR) No. 1-C (For DBM and COA purposes)

Financial Accountability Report (FAR) No. 2 (For DBM and COA purposes)

Financial Accountability Report (FAR) No. 2-A (For DBM and COA purposes)

Financial Accountability Report (FAR) No. 3 (For DBM and COA purposes)

Financial Accountability Report (FAR) No. 4 (For DBM and COA purposes)

Financial Accountability Report (FAR) No. 6 (For DBM and COA purposes)

III. DBM Approved Budget and Corresponding Targets
















IV. Projects, Programs and Activities, Beneficiaries and Status of Implementation for FY 2020

Projects, programs, activities, beneficiaries and status of implementation are reported in the following links:

UP System

V. Annual Procurement Plan

VI. Quality Management System Certificates

Quacquarelli Symonds World Rankings 2024
Quacquarelli Symonds Asia Rankings 2023
Times Higher Education World Rankings 2023
Times Higher Education World Rankings 2024
Times Higher Education Asia Rankings 2023
Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2023
ASEAN University Network – Quality Assurance (AUN-QA)
Quacquarelli Symonds Asia Rankings 2023

ISO Certificates

1.Philippine General Hospital (PGH)

2. Institute of Human Genetics (IHG), UP Manila

3. Newborn Screening Center (NSRC), UP Manila

4. NIH-IHG-Newborn Screening Center (NSC), UP Manila

5. UP Law Complex, UP Diliman

6. Philippine National Collection of Microorganisms – National Institute of Molecular Biology & Biotechnology (PNCM-NIMBB), UP Los Baños

7. University of the Philippines Manila (UPM)

8. Natural Sciences Research Institute

Other Certificates

1. Human Resource Development Office (HRDO), UP Diliman

Human Resource Development Office (HRDO), UP Diliman PRIME HRM Maturity Level 2

2. UP Diliman


3. Open University (UPOU)

4. College of Medicine (CM), UP Manila

5. College of Pharmacy (CP), UP Manila

6. College of Nursing (CN), UP Manila

VII. Guidelines in Determining the Eligibility of Delivery Units and Individuals

VIII. Agency Review and Compliance Procedure of Statements and Financial Disclosures

IX. People’s Freedom of Information

*Modified One-Page FOI Manual
*Certificate of No Pending FOI Requests

X. Compliance to Republic Act No. 11032: An Act Promoting Ease of Doing Business and Efficient Delivery of Government Services, amending for the purpose Republic Act No. 9485, otherwise known as the Anti-Red Tape Act of 2007 and for other Purposes


(updated: 2020)


(Updated 2021)

XI. Accountability Report Cards





Last Updated: 05 May 2024