USJ Becomes 2nd Best University in Sri Lanka According to 2024 Jan Webometrics Ranking

The University of Sri Jayewardenepura has emerged as Sri Lanka’s second-best university, as per the
latest January 2024 Webometrics World University Ranking. This notable recognition underscores the
university’s continued commitment to excellence in higher education.
Notably, the University of Sri Jayewardenepura has elevated its global standing, advancing from 2044 in
the previous July 2023 ranking to 1926 in this latest 2024 ranking. This upward trend underscores the
university’s growing influence and prominence on the world stage.

Last ranking in 2023 July

The University of Sri Jayewardenepura has demonstrated a commendable upward trajectory across
other reputable world ranking systems, including THE Times Higher Education Ranking, and QS Higher
Education Ranking. This consistent improvement reflects the institution’s dedication to academic
quality, research excellence, and global recognition.

Webometrics assesses universities based on the visibility of web content, the impact of research
publications, the openness of scholarly resources, and the excellence of their academic staff.

The web team of USJ acknowledges our researchers who have published impactful research, the Vice-
Chancellor, Deans, University research council, and Staff members who have provided necessary
guidance and leadership in the last year for this achievement.

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