About DGE

UPDGETCAGP_circa2012_jpgThe UP Department of Geodetic Engineering is the country’s leading institution in geospatial research and instruction, serving the nation through its undergraduate and graduate degree programs, and its various training modules. Since its formal establishment in 1937, the department has 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.

Our Vision

A nationally relevant and internationally recognized academic institution of empowered and competent faculty and staff, globally competitive graduates, with state-of-the-art facilities that will further the causes of academic excellence, leadership, and service to the country.

Our Mission

Bring out the best in our students and together – develop new ways by which science and technology of earth and space observation and measurement can be strengthened to make it work for the good of the nation.

Organizational Structure

Organizational Structure

Fields of Specialization

Aerial and Digital Photogrammetry; Airborne and Terrestrial Laser Scanning; Mathematical and Applied Geodesy; Digital Cartography and Mapping; Disaster Informatics for Risk Reduction and Response; Environmental Modelling and Simulation; Geographic Information Systems and Visualization; Infrastructure and Environmental Management; Land Administration and Real Estate Valuation, Land Surveying and Subdivision Planning;  Natural Resource Monitoring and development; Navigation & Positioning; Remote Sensing Technology

We are located at Vila Wing of Melchor Hall, within the sprawling University of the Philippines, Diliman campus.