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The World Class University Project at USJP, hopes to operate at the foremost level of intellectual and systematic development by establishing a research culture in the university and utilizing local resources to enhance the stature of this institution by contributing towards the advancement of knowledge in support of national innovation systems in competitive global arenas.


The Times Higher Education (THE) ranking system is among the most widely used and internationally accepted. Such ranking systems base their assessment of Universities under the following headline performance categories; Research and Citations, Teaching, International outlook and Industry income (Table 2, annexure 1).


  • Conduct high quality cutting edge research that is relevant to Sri Lanka.


  • Establish a research culture within our University to encourage all academics to become research orientated


  • Become a regional reference center for innovative and interdisciplinary research within the South Asian Region.



Where does USJP currently stand?