De La Salle College of Saint Benilde

De La Salle College is our newest partner and our first from Southeast Asia. Its courses are designed to train students to become professionals in the field of International Relations, with career paths leading to consular and diplomatic posts. De La Salle College of St. Benilde would  be the right place for students seeking successful  diplomatic career.

Program: Student Exchange


1 semester

Minimum GPA:



paid at home



5 students

Minimum IELTS:

6.5 overall, no band

under 6.0

Living cost:

PHP 25,000



May for Term 1



Entry Requirements

Students must be officially nominated by the home universities.

Students must meet the English language requirement

Fees and Living Cost                

Tuition fee                          waived by host institution, paid at home institution

Living cost                           PHP 25,000 /month

Accommodation                  PHP 4,500 – 8,000 /month

Food                                    PHP 3,000 – 7,000 /month
Miscellaneous                     PHP 5,500 /month

Credit Transfer

Percentage Grade Description UGM Grade
97-100 4000 Excellent A Amat Baik
93-96 3500 Superior A- Amat Baik
89-92 3000 Very Good A/B Baik
85-88 2500 Good B+ Baik
80-84 2000 Satisfactory B Baik
75-79 1500 Fair B/C Cukup
70-74 1000 Pass C Cukup
Below 70 R or F Repeat or Failed D Kurang
Below 70 W Authorized Withdrawal
Below 70 A Audit
Below 70 9.9 Deferred Grade

Courses Offered                     

 World Geography West Civilization East Civilization

Introduction to International Relations Foundations of Diplomacy

Philippine Foreign Policy

Diplomatic Protocol, Correspondence, and Social Graces and Etiquette

Foreign Policy in Comparative Perspective

International Political Economy

International Law

Development Perspective and Public Administration Theories

Philippine International Trade Relations: Challenges and Prospects

Traditional and Contemporary Issues in Security

Workshop on Environmental Diplomacy

Migration Studies

International and Regional Organization

Introduction to Political Geography

Organization and Leadership: Principles and Applications in the Triadic Domains of Governance