Manila, Philippines Program Description
One of the oldest Jesuit institution of higher learning in Asia, Ateneo traces its roots to 1859, when the city of Manila entrusted to the Jesuit Fathers the administration of the Escuela Municipal de Manila. As a University, the Ateneo de Manila seeks to preserve, extend, and communicate truth and apply it to human development and the preservation of the environment. One of the first graduates of Ateneo was the Philippines’ national hero, Jose Rizal. Courses are conducted in English and Tagalog. Through the education of the whole person and education through the harmonious development of moral and intellectual virtues, Ateno is an enriching place.
For more information about Ateneo visit: www.admu.edu.ph
Manila's position as a business center along with its rich cultural heritage has made it a prime eco-tourism development area in the whole of Metropolitan Manila. Manila's position as business center and its rich cultural heritage has made it a prime eco-tourism development area in the whole of Metropolitan Manila. There are many places of historical and religious significance such as the San Agustin church, Manila Cathedral, Fort Santiago and the old Walls of Intramuros. In addition to historical sites there are areas with first class hotels, coffee shops, nightclubs, specialty restaurants and bars.
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