Vision and Mission


A lead university in pioneering research, creative design, ICT-driven innovation, responsible governance and community service in Central Visayas and the global society.


UP Cebu promotes scientific, socio-economic, cultural and environmental progress in Central Visayas, in the nation and the world through creative and innovative instruction, research, intellectual productivity, and public service. UP Cebu:

  • offers accessible quality graduate, undergraduate, and continuing education that will produce innovative, critical, nationalist, ethical, gender-sensitive and socially responsible graduates who demonstrate high levels of academic pursuit;
  • conducts pioneering research and develops novel and creative technologies through transdisciplinary collaboration;
  • applies products of knowledge generation, dissemination, and intellectual productivity to improve social welfare; and
  • ensures administrative efficiency in the delivery of excellent, responsible service in support of learning, research, intellectual productivity and public service.