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Philippines, University of the

Philippines, University of the, main campus at Quezon City, the Philippines; English language; founded 1908. Among its many schools and colleges are those of agriculture, forestry, fisheries, veterinary medicine, business administration, education, human ecology, architecture, fine arts, law, engineering, arts and literature, library science, music, economics, and graduate studies. It has research centers for industrial relations, hydraulics, biotechnology, aquaculture, statistics, and policy and development studies. At Manila are colleges of medicine, dentistry, nursing, pharmacy, public health, and other health professions. There are other colleges of the university throughout the country.

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