Department of Geodetic Engineering
University of the Philippines – Diliman
The 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.
To be a global geomatics engineering institution advancing exellence in education, research, and
sevice to society.
- To nurture honorable and globally competitive geomatics professionals with passion for
the good of the nation.
- To advance innovative geospatial solutions for enhancing the quality of life.
- To partner with other institutions and communities in addressing challenges and enabling
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