About Us


UP DGE and TCAGP in 2012, with its current Chairman and Director, Dr. Ariel C. Blanco (center, front row).

The UP Department of Geodetic Engineering & Traning Center for Applied Geodesy and Photogrammetry (DGE & TCAGP) are the country’s leading institutions in geospatial education, research, training and extension, serving the nation through its undergraduate and graduate degree programs, and its various training modules. Since DGE’s formal establishment in 1937, and TCAGP in 1964, the department and the center have continuously been enhancing its resources, through constant faculty development and facility upgrades, to the demands of a growing nation and the challenges in the global community.

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