Mapúa University/ Malayan Educational System, Inc. – MAPUA / MESI
Mapúa University is a non-sectarian, private stock academic and the biggest engineering institution in the Philippines with at about 15,200 students among which are 400 graduate students. Mapúa has about 1110 teaching and non-teaching personnel, established on 25 January 1925 by Don Tomas Mapúa, and fully acquired by YGC group in Dec. 1999. The YGC group is a business conglomerate in the Philippines with vision of global excellence. Mapúa is in the top 6 among the universities in the Philippines based on QS Asia University Ranking in 2018.
Mapúa has 40, 18 and 6 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs, respectively. Mapua has 11 straight BS-MS programs as well. All units follow the direction of the institution in pursuing sustainable green engineering, AI, IoT, innovation, entrepreneurship. Mapúa has several programs that have been declared by the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) as center of excellence and center of development. On Mapúa’s quest for research and development, has established linkages with known international academic and research institutions and collaborates with various industries known of its respective expertise and line of products. More information about international linkages can be accessed through www.mapua.edu.ph/Offices/ILRAD/Default.aspx. Information about industry partners can be viewed at www.mapua.edu.ph/About/Linkages.aspx. Primary country collaborators/partners of Mapúa are Taiwan, and Sweden. The partnership in Taiwan produces three Mapúa Professors as Most Outstanding Scientists in the Philippines in the past 7 and more than a hundred scientific publications. Cooperation with Sweden provides opportunities and funds to students and professors for mobility in both directions, training and research. In 2018, first collaborative publication is produced and one renewed project funded by the Swedish Sida.