The Netherlands Chapter


The University of the Philippines -The Netherlands Chapter, (UPAA-NL) is an independent association (“vereniging”) of UP alumni residing, working or studying in The Netherlands. It was founded in 1992 and re-established in 2006. It is duly accredited by the UP Office of Alumni Relations in accordance with the constitution and by-Laws of the University of the Philippines Alumni Association, Inc.

Since its founding, UPAA-NL has been engaged in projects related to the University of the Philippines. Current project is to help in re-establishing the book collection of the UP Tacloban Main Library.

For more information on this project, visit

UPAA-NL is open for membership. See “Join UPAA-NL”.





UPAA-NL would like to thank the movie guests, movie producer Quantum Films, sponsors, donors, performers, and raffle draw participants during its event

English Only, Please”, A Movie Gala On Board the ss Rotterdam

This event was held to support UPAA-NL’s project assisting the reconstruction of the UP Tacloban university facilities. The movie gala took place on Sunday, 27 September 2015, 13:00 to 17:30 at the ss Rotterdam (Theatre and Queen’s Lounge). In the Theatre “English Only, Please”, an award- winning Philippine film, was shown. After the film, a programme, raffle draw and commercial activities from our partners and sponsors took place. The grand raffle prize is an overnight stay for two on board the ss Rotterdam.

Visit our Facebook page Movie Gala in Rotterdam "English Only, Please” ( for photos and additional information.







To assist the students affected by the super-typhoon Haiyan which struck the Philippines in November 2013, we are requesting for your donation of books for the University of the Philippines Visayas Tacloban Collage. Please visit our special website for this project:




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