Organization Name:
Third World Studies Center (TWSC)

Organization Type:

Mission Statement:
The Center evolved from an inter-disciplinary colloquium of faculty members engaged in developing a Third World perspective in the teaching of and research in the basic academic disciplines. Over the years, the Center's activities have broadened into five sections: research; lectures/training; publications; resource collection-reading room; and international exchange. At present, the Center has five full-time researchers (one of whom serves as the librarian), three administrative staff, a director and deputy director who are able to implement the programs with the help of members of the UP faculty, students and visiting fellows. THE CENTER'S OBJECTIVES: - Coordinate and undertake research activities in the areas of political economy, popular movements, politics and culture - Disseminate research findings through books, journals, and occasional papers - Conduct specialized training, seminars, symposia and lecture series - Maintain a library and information file of publications that are relevant to Third World studies - Facilitate exchanges and networking among social science scholars locally and internationally - Perform other activities that promote academic excellence in the university

Contact Information

Full Mailing Address:
Third World Studies Center
P.O. Box 210
Lower Ground Floor, Palma Hall
University of the Philippines
Quezon City 1101


Phone Number:
+63 2-981-8500

Fax Number:
+63 2-920-5428

Email Address:


    Activity Detail(s)

  • Advocacy and Diplomacy
  • Humanitarian Coordination

    Country(ies) of Operation

  • Philippines

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