The Open University envisions itself to be the premier Center of Excellence for Open and Distance Learning.


The Open University is committed to provide quality education through the open and distance learning system, which is responsive to the needs and challenges of a technologically advanced and globally linked society.


  • Relevant degree and non-degree graduate and undergraduate programs;
  • Innovative teaching-learning systems;
  • E-learning;
  • Effective and efficient technology-based instructional strategies and approaches;
  • State-of-the-art instructional materials;
  • Pertinent and productive researches;
  • E-linked; and
  • Quality administrators, subject specialists and graduates.


The Open University programs will:

  • Provide an affordable and portable education for all, and thus help bring about a better quality of life for all Filipinos.
  • Offer an effective and efficient alternative delivery of instruction and training.
  • Re-engineer the traditional learning approaches through the use of printed modules, audiocassettes, video tutorials, multimedia course wares and other creative, innovative, and cost-effective learning delivery channels.
  • Establish linkages and networking strategies with national and international institutions and government and non-government institutions for the optimum use of resources.
  • Promote general efficiency and self-reliance among students, teachers, school and public administrators, and managers of corporations and business enterprises.

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