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List of Universities in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka is a country located in South Asia, and it is home to several universities and tertiary institutions. Here is a list of universities in Sri Lanka:

  • University of Colombo: Established in 1921, the University of Colombo is the oldest and largest university in Sri Lanka. It is located in the capital city of Colombo and offers undergraduate and graduate programs in fields such as arts, science, medicine, law, and management.

  • University of Peradeniya: Founded in 1942, the University of Peradeniya is located in the city of Peradeniya, near Kandy. It is one of the leading universities in Sri Lanka and offers undergraduate and graduate programs in fields such as arts, science, agriculture, engineering, and medicine.

  • University of Moratuwa: Established in 1972, the University of Moratuwa is located in the city of Moratuwa, near Colombo. It is known for its strong programs in engineering, architecture, and technology, and also offers programs in fields such as management and science.

  • University of Sri Jayewardenepura: Founded in 1958, the University of Sri Jayewardenepura is located in the city of Nugegoda, near Colombo. It offers undergraduate and graduate programs in fields such as arts, management, science, and technology.

  • University of Kelaniya: Established in 1959, the University of Kelaniya is located in the city of Kelaniya, near Colombo. It offers undergraduate and graduate programs in fields such as arts, science, medicine, and management.

  • University of Jaffna: Established in 1974, the University of Jaffna is located in the city of Jaffna, in the northern part of Sri Lanka. It offers undergraduate and graduate programs in fields such as arts, science, medicine, and engineering.

  • Eastern University, Sri Lanka: Eastern University, Sri Lanka is located in the city of Batticaloa, in the eastern part of Sri Lanka. It offers undergraduate and graduate programs in fields such as arts, science, and management.

These are the main universities and tertiary institutions in Sri Lanka. They offer a range of programs in different fields, and provide students with opportunities to gain knowledge and skills that can help them succeed in their chosen careers.


This is only a List / Database of Institutions

  1. Arthur C Clarke Institute of Modern Technologies

  2. Buddhasravaka Bhikshu University

  3. Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka

  4. Eastern University of Sri Lanka

  5. Horizon College of Business and Technology

  6. Kotelawala Defence University

  7. Open University of Sri Lanka

  8. Postgraduate Institute of Agriculture (PGIA)

  9. Postgraduate Institute of Pali & Buddhist Studies (University of Kelaniya)

  10. Rajarata University of Sri Lanka

  11. Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka

  12. SLIIT | Sri Lanka Institute Of Information Technology

  13. South Asian Institute of Technology And Medicine (SAITM)

  14. South Eastern University of Sri Lanka

  15. Sri Lanka Institute of Advanced Technical Education

  16. Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology (SLIT)

  17. University of Colombo

  18. University of Jaffna

  19. University of Kelaniya

  20. University of Moratuwa

  21. University of Peradeniya

  22. University of Ruhuna

  23. University of Sri Jayawardenapura

  24. University of the Visual & Performing Arts

  25. University of Vocational Technology

  26. Uva Wellassa University

  27. Wayamba University of Sri Lanka

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