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ASP Lithics Lab

Katipunan Arkeologist ng Pilipinas, Inc.

National Museum of the Philippines

University of the Philippines Webpage

University of the Philippines (Diliman)

The Wenner-Gren Foundation

The Solheim Foundation

Talastasang Bakas (Sayt ni Dr. Z.A. Salazar)

Bagong Kasaysayan

MOVER: An Erasmus Mundus Program

Erasmus Mundus Master in Quaternary and Prehistory

Human Origins Patrimony in Southeast Asia



The University of the Philippines-Archaeological Studies Program congratulates its faculty members for being awarded the: UP-Diliman Centennial Professorial Chair July 2014 to June 2015 Cycle:

Dr. Grace Barretto-Tesoro

Dr. Rebecca Crozier

Dr. Armand Salvador Mijares

Dr. Alfred Pawlik

Dr. Victor Paz

We also congratulate Dr. Alfred Pawlik for being conferred a UP Scientist II Rank.


Dear Incoming ASP Students

You are invited to attend the Orientation on Wednesday, 19 July 2017 at 1pm to 4pm.

This is the program:

1-2.30 pm: Tour of the Albert Hall and Villadolid Hall (Library, Faculty Rooms, Laboratories, Workstations, and Collection Holdings) This tour is handled by Anna Pineda and friends. Assembly place and time - ASP Lobby, 12.50pm

2.30 to 4pm: Orientation: UP Academic Information and ASP Guidelines, Seminar Room 2

4.15 pm: Group photo of NEW ASP students with ASP Faculty, URAS, and Staff only*** (In front of Albert Hall, if raining, in Seminar Room 2)

4.30pm: Refreshments - all are invited

***Please note that the ASP Annual photo (with all students and lecturers) will be taken in January 2018 when Dr Neri and I deliver the annual report.

Thank you

Class Schedules for the First Trimester 2017-2018 can be downloaded here. For more information please contact the ASP office..


Everyone is invited to the Master of Science in Archaeology Thesis Defense of Ms. Catherine May P. King entitled Implication of a Palynological Study of the Rizal, Kalinga Archaeological Site: Methods, Results and Insights" on July 07, 2017 (Friday) at 2:30 pm in Seminar Room 2, Albert Hall.

Thesis Panel members:

Dr. Victor J. Paz (Adviser)

Dr. Alfred Pawlik (Critic)

Dr. Rebekka Volmer (Member)

Dr. Leee Anthony M. Neri (Member)

Dr. Allan Gil S. Fernando (External Panel Member)

Archaeobotany Workshop

Please click the link for more information.

Beginning the Academic Year 2017-2018, the University of the Philippines-Archaeological Studies Program will follow a trimester calendar. Click link to view pdf.

ASP will accept applicants to the program during the first and second terms. Please visit this page for notice on application deadline.

The class schedules for the Midyear 2017 can be downloaded here. For more information please contact the ASP office

Application for the Second Trimester AY 2017-2018

6 September 2017 (Wednesday) at 5:00 PM - Deadline for the applications to the Diploma, M.A./M.S. and Ph.D.* programs in ASP for the Second Trimester of the Academic Year 2017-2018.

*Applicants should have finished a Diploma in Archaeology or an equivalent degree.

For the relevant forms and requirements, please check the Admission Requirements. Submit requirements to Ms. Digna Jacar at Albert Hall, Lakandula St., UP Diliman, Quezon City.


Hukay, the Journal for Archaeological Research in Asia and the Pacific, is now available online.

The third online issue, Hukay: Volume 20, can be viewed in the Hukay Webpage alongside past issues. Individual articles and book reviews of this issue can be downloaded at Hukay's U.P. Diliman Journals Website.

Binalot Talks

April 5, 2017 (Wednesday) - 11:30 am. There will be a Binalot lecture given by Giovanni Bautista entitled "Rediscovering Dr. Olov Janse: The Harvard Collection on Philippine Archaeology".

Note: We will be holding all binalot talks in ASP Albert Hall Building, Seminar Room 2, Lakandula Street, UP Diliman [click to see map]. For more information, including the map, please check the Binalot Talks page or visit the Binalot Talks Facebook.

For the Love of Death's Abstract Booklet

The For the Love of Death's Abstract booklet is now available for online download at this link.


A new policy regarding Bicycle Parking in Albert Hall can be found here.

The Archaeological Studies Program's Library Webpage is now online.