Study in Sri Lanka
If you want to study in Sri Lanka, then you need to know which of its universities are right for you. Times Higher Education World University Rankings take the top institutions in the world, and look at their performance across all of their core objectives: teaching, research, knowledge transfer and international outlook.
Sri Lanka has 2 universities in the overall Times Higher Education World University Rankings. The highest-ranking university in Sri Lanka is University of Peradeniya, which is ranked at number 401–500.
Choosing where to study for a degree in Sri Lanka is one of the biggest decisions you will ever make. THE’s student resources are here to help you make the right choice, particularly if you want to study abroad. Explore the universities of Sri Lanka below – we’ve pulled together some information that we hope will help you to decide where to study.
Use the map to see where Sri Lanka’s top universities are located, and if any institutions are of particular interest, you can click on their name, or the “explore” button, to find out more. We’ve also pulled in information about how much Sri Lanka is investing in its higher education, and also how many people live there.
Why study in Sri Lanka?
One of the remarkable features of the Sri Lankan education system is its accessibility to education for all, irrespective of social background. As a result the country has the highest literacy rate in South Asia. Degrees and qualifications from Sri Lankan higher education institutions are well recognised around the world, making Sri Lanka one of the top destinations for higher education.
Sri Lanka is also one of the most admired tourist destinations in the South Asian region for its golden beaches, endemic flora and fauna, rich cultural heritage and spectacular landscapes.
Higher Education in Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka has four types of Higher Education Institutes in Sri Lanka:
- (1) Public National Universities
- (2) Private Institutes which offer their own degrees recognized by University Grants Commission (UGC) of Sri Lanka
- (3) Private Institutes which offer degrees in affiliation with Foreign Universities
- (4) Professional Institutes
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