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 the University stands strong with eleven faculties, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of Applied Sciences, Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Faculty of Graduate Studies, Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Technology, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, Faculty of Dental Sciences, Faculty of Urban and Aquatic Bioresources, and its latest addition Faculty of Computing.

With the concept of strengthening the international relationships of USJ, the International Affairs Division has embarked on its journey to enhance global relations, establish new research opportunities and provide platforms for academic exchanges.

USJ can be seen as the ideal place to construct valuable and innovative research projects with international partners.

Vision and Mission


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.