University of Sri Jayewardenepura has a long history of which dates back to 1873. Established by Ven. Hikkaduwe Sri Sumangala Thero, the institution has a proud tradition of academic and research excellence.
Today, University of Sri Jayewardenepura has eight faculties in total: Humanities and Social Sciences, Applied Sciences, Management Studies and Commerce, Medical Sciences, Graduate Studies, Technology, Engineering and Allied Health Sciences.
With the concept of strengthening the international relationships of USJP, The International Affairs Division has embarked its journey to enhance global relations, establish new research opportunities and provide platforms for academic exchanges(include head of the division, the main objective).
USJP can be seen as the ideal place to construct valuable and innovative research projects with international partners.
Why study at USJP
To promote international engagement of the University of Sri Jayewardenepura through facilitating international academic exchange programmes and research activities.
To foster the University of Sri Jayewardenepura to be recognized as a world-class research university that will help attract, create, and retain both Sri Lankan and international capability
to the University.
The Swedish Institute Scholarships for Global Professionals (SISGP) Program
The Swedish Institute Scholarships for Global Professional (SISGP) program is a part of the Swedish government’s international awards scheme aimed at developing global leaders who will contribute to the United National 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
The Scholarship program is looking for young professionals with excellent academic qualifications who have demonstrated work and leadership experience and have the ambition to make a difference by working with issues that contribute to a just and sustainable development in their home country.
– Applicants must have applied and secured admission to an eligible Master Program
– Must have sufficient work experience (minimum of 3,000 hrs. of demonstrated employment)
– Must have demonstrated leadership experience from your current or previous employment
Deadline for application – 28th February 2022
For more details, visit
Candidates with results at a foreign examination held outside Sri Lanka, deemed equivalent to G.C.E. (Advanced Level) Examination of Sri Lanka are eligible to apply for admission to Universities in Sri Lanka.
The eligible candidates for admission under this special provision are;
English is the medium of instructions for most of the degree programs which are offered by University of Sri Jayewardenepura. Accordingly, an applicant whose primary language is not English or whose previous education has been conducted in another language, must demonstrate a command of English sufficient to meet the demands of classroom instructions, written assignments and participation in tutorials and discussions. Therefore, applicants whose primary language is not English or whose previous education has not been in English must provide evidence of proficiency in English,
Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)
English Language Testing System (IELTS)
Students may be required to produce a writing sample of their work in English depending on the course they wish to offer and the requirements of the relevant Department.
Important: A scanned copy of the application (in PDF format) including all its attachments should also be forwarded to email@example.com in parallel to posting the hardcopy of the application, on or before the closing date. Failure to send the scanned copy may cause delays in processing your application.
|Name of the of University / Institution
|Faculty / Center
|University of Newcastle
|Edith Cowan University
|University of Western Australia
|Queensland University of Technology
|Interdisipilary Center for Innovation in Biotechnology & Neuroscience
|Mount Royal University
|University of Calgary
|Beijing Institute of Technology
|Silk Road Innovation Academy, Chongqing Jiaotong University
|University of Chinese Academy of Sciences
|The School of Management, Xi’an Jiatong University
|Tomas Bata University
|University of Cambridge
|Sheffield Hallam University Higher education Corporation
|University of Applied Sciences Trier
|Deccan college, Post Graduate and Research Institution, Deemed Univeristy
|Parvatibai Chowgule college of arts and sciences
|The Teri School of Advanced Studies
|CT Institude of Engineering Management & Technology
|Lovely Professional University
|Primate Research Institute, Kyoto University
|Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences, University of Tokyo
|Centre for Water Quality and Algae Research, Department of Zoology
|The Product Accelerator – New Zealand
|University of Agder, Norway
|Mindanao State University- Iligan Institute of Technology
|Daegu Haany University Medical Center
|University of Gothenburg
|Institute of Medicine, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg
|Laboratory for professor Yu-Chung Chiang, Department of Biological Sciences, National Sun Yat-sen University
|Asian Institute of Technology
|University of York
|Research Trianglr Institute International, USA
|WHO Global Service Center
|World Wildlife Fund
|Environmental Resources and Research Center
Obtaining relevant approvals for the new MOUs/renewal of existing MOUs had been stipulated by the following regulations;
The representatives of the Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia (RUDN) named after Patrice Lumumba will be the guests of University of Sri Jayewardenepura from June 11 to June 15, 2023. During this visit they are planning to participate in the organization and holding of the lectures and master classes of the Summer School “GIS Technologies in Ecology” and hold the RUDN University Open Olympiad for forestry undergraduates.
One hour examination will be held on 14th June 2023 from 4.00-5.00 PM at the Department of Forestry and Environment Sciences.
Hurry up and Register
RUDN University Open Olympiad in Sri Lanka, June 14, 2023 (anketolog.ru)
Professor Kapralova Daria
Introducing Kapralova Daria, an esteemed Associate Professor and Ph.D. at the Institute of Environmental Engineering within the Department of Environmental Management at the prestigious Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia (RUDN). With an impressive background and expertise in Biology, Daria holds a PhD degree, further solidifying her academic prowess in the field with 15 years of work experience.
Daria’s research interests encompass several vital areas, including GIS (Geographic Information Systems), Remote Sensing, Urboecology, and Sustainable Development.
Professor Popkova Anna
Introducing Anna Popkova, an accomplished individual serving as the Deputy Director for International Affairs at the Institute of Environmental Engineering, within the renowned Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia (RUDN). With a distinguished career and expertise in Environmental Science over 6 years, Anna holds a PhD degree, further enhancing her credibility and knowledge in the field.
Anna’s professional focus revolves around vital areas such as Environmental Biotechnologies, Green Economy and Enterprise, Sustainable Development.
Call for Abstracts:
Opens: March 2022 | Closes: May 2022 | Author Notification: July 2022
Earlybird: May 2022 – July 2022 | Standard: August 2022
Degree programs and examination regulation booklet
Ruwini Prasadini Dharmawardene (PhD)
International Affairs Division
University of Sri Jayewardenepura