The University conducts a diverse range of undergraduate and postgraduate degree and diploma courses. Intake to the basic degree courses are through the University Grants Commission..


The University of Colombo has Eight Faculties with Academic Departments, a Campus, a School, Seven Institutes and five centres. Seven faculties cater to undergraduates as well as..


The University of Colombo has an excellent track record of providing research expertise, consultancy services, training programmes,careers guidance for national development.


The University of Colombo is the Sri Lanka’s defining University and has a proud tradition of academic and research excellence. Among Sri Lanka’s tertiary institutions..


The University of Colombo has a strong commitment towards research. Academics in various disciplines engage in high quality research of local and international relevance.

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Details of ongoing research, and publications, are available on the UoC research Dashboard

Waste to wealth from Banana

Banana is the major fruit crop grown in Sri Lanka and it represents nearly 58% of the total extent of fruit crop.. 

Featured Courses

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Postgraduate Diploma in Climate Change and Environmental Management 2018/2019

Applications are invited for the Postgraduate Diploma in Climate

Calling applications for New Courses at National Institute of Library & Information Sciences (NILIS)

Certificate and Diploma Postgraduate Programs Library and Information Science

M.Sc. in Actuarial Science

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The Launch of Sinhala Akuru Puranaya (Chronicle of Sinhala Letters)

M.B. Ariyapala Auditorium, Faculty of Arts, University of Colombo

Annual Research Symposium 2018

UCSC Auditorium, University of Colombo