UM among schools chosen by Czech Republic for linkages

THE UNIVERSITY of Mindanao (UM) is set to enter into a partnership with the Czech Republic upon the invitation of Czech Ambassador to the Philippines Jaroslav Olša, Jr., their first venture to schools in Mindanao.

UM President Dr. Guillermo P. Torres Jr. and his officials met with Osla last Wednesday and were able to discuss mutual interest in opening linkages with universities in the Czech Republic.

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CZECH Republic Ambassador to the Philippines Jaroslav Olša, Jr., presents universities and programs in the Czech Republic to UM President Dr. Guillermo P. Torres Jr. Looking on is Pedro B. San Jose, Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs.

UM is among the top schools in Davao City that continuously works with partner schools in the Asia- Pacific. It hosted last month the first confab to introduce internationalization and linkage programs under the University Mobility in Asia and the Pacific (UMAP) program to schools in Mindanao.

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CZECH Republic Ambassador to the Philippines Jaroslav Olša, Jr.

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UM President Dr. Guillermo P. Torres Jr. presents a token to Czech Republic Ambassador to the Philippines Jaroslav Olša, Jr., with Michal Prochάzka accompanying the ambassador.

The University of Mindanao, the largest private non-sectarian university in Southern Philippines, views linkages with schools in the country and abroad as vital to the school as it can serve as an avenue for expanded education opportunities to students and faculty alike.

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UM President Dr. Guillermo P. Torres Jr. and Czech Republic Ambassador to the Philippines Jaroslav Olša, Jr. pose for posterity.

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