HEI Type

State University

Vision for Internationalisation

CLSU as a premiere institution which develops globally-competitive and empowered human resources who will generate, apply and disseminate knowledge and technologies in agriculture and allied fields for sustainable development thru robust and timely international partnerships.

Flagship Disciplines

Agriculture Fisheries
Agricultural Engineering Veterinary Medicine
Biology Teacher Education

Priority Area for TNE Partnership


Student Population


Courses under the TNE Programme

University Profiles


Central Luzon State University is a public university with a 658-hectare campus in Science City of Muñoz, Nueva Ecija, Philippines, 150 km north of Metro Manila. It is the lead agency of the Muñoz Science Community and the seat of the Regional Research and Development Center in Central Luzon. One of premier institutions of agriculture in Southeast Asia known for its breakthrough researches in aquaculture (pioneer in the sex reversal of tilapia), ruminants, crops, orchard, and water management; placed between the sixth and the twenty-first spot for the most academically-excellent university in the country for various years. It has six Centres of Excellence recognized by the Philippines Commission on Higher Education (CHEd) in the country, namely: Agriculture, Fisheries, Agricultural Engineering, Veterinary Medicine, Biology, and Teacher Education. 

CLSU has more than 13,000 students handled by 416-strong faculty, 115 PhD holders, 195 with Masters and 106 with undergraduate degrees. Sixty two (62) are currently undertaking PhD and MS degree programmes on local and international scholarships. The Academic program offers 11 doctoral, 24 masteral, 2 diploma and 8 certificate programmes. It has 30 undergraduate programmes, 10 with Level IV reaccredited, 3 Level III reaccredited, and 5 clusters of programs granted Level IV reaccredited, while 4 clusters with Level III reaccredited – the most number of accredited programs among state colleges and universities in the country. CLSU is the first comprehensive state university to undergo institutional accreditation and recognized by the CHEd as National University of Agriculture and Fisheries (NUCAF). It has been placed numerous times in the 100 most significant schools in Asia, and declared Cultural Property of the Philippines with the code of PH-03-0027 due to its high historical, cultural, academical, and agricultural importance to the nation. 

The academic and research delivering units are internally and externally funded in partnership with local and international students particularly under the ASEAN International Mobility for Students (AIMS) Programme of the university. The specialized research and development centers are: Freshwater Aquaculture Center; Philippine Carabao Center at CLSU; Small Ruminant Center; Ramon Magsaysay Center for Agricultural Resources and Environmental Studies; and Land and Water Resources Management Center. The Centers/Institutes undertaking researches in the academic program are: Information Systems Institute (ISI); Institute of Sports, Physical Education and Recreation (ISPEAR); Institute for Climate Change and Environmental Management; CLSU Testing and Evaluation Center; Center for Educational Research and Development Services; Center for Central Luzon Studies; Center for Tropical Mushroom Research and Development; and Regional Science Teaching Center III.


Since 1881, the University of Liverpool has worked the advancement of learning and ennoblement of life, a mission that still guides its activities today, that of being a global university. Ranked within the top 1% of higher education institutions worldwide and a founding member of the Russell Group of UK universities, its reputation for excellence is well known internationally and helps attract the brightest and best in the world. As a connected, global institution, the university offers students and staff international opportunities across the world. It achieves this through global network which includes physical and virtual campuses as well as research and mobility partnerships.

Ranked in top 150 by the Academic Ranking of World Universities, the University of Liverpool is one of the UK’s most internationalized universities and has many well established partnerships and research with more than 2,700 collaborations; 53% of research outputs are internationally co-authored. The University has 31,000 students, 7,700 of whom travel from all over the world and 195,000 alumni in 200 countries. The University is the largest provider of 100% online postgraduate degree courses in Europe with over 10,000 students studying for Liverpool degrees around the world. Currently, it has 8,000 postgraduate students worldwide, 8,000 students online from over 200 countries through it’s over 100 partnerships facilitating student mobility.

The University of Liverpool has The Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Food Systems (CESFS) with competent professors providing world-class interdisciplinary research and education to the public and private sectors. The CESFS focuses its researches and activities in various aspects of Climate Change (Adaptation to Extreme Weather Condition), Food Security Drivers (Cycles of Consistency, Socioeconomic Variables, Demographic Change, Cultural and Political Variables, Science and Technology, and Agricultural Management), and Food Security (Availability, Accessibility, Stability and Utilization).