The Office of International Linkages is a unit under the Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs. It is mandated to identify and explore areas of cooperation and linkages with institutions abroad. It promotes international academic and research collaboration with partner universities through student and faculty exchange, joint research, network participation, sharing of educational resources, and other international academic and research activities. The office is engaged in the initiation, planning, implementation, and monitoring of linkage activities.
The office also participates in the implementation of student exchange programs with partner universities. It facilitates the application and endorsement of UP students who wish to participate in the international exchange program. Also, it provides assistance to international exchange students such as tuition waiver through agreements between their home university and the UP System.