The Department of Political Science, University of the Philippines
The Department of Political Science is one of 8 departments within the College of Social Sciences and Philosophy at the university. Established in 1915, the department greatly influenced the legalistic and institutional approaches of political science in the Philippines. The college is a center of research and scholarship.
The Asian Center is the University of the Philippines' only unit with a regional area of specialization. It offers graduate level multidisciplinary academic programs on Asian studies (including Philippine studies), and its faculty conduct research on a broad range of political, economic, social and cultural issues affecting Asia and the Pacific.