University of Moratuwa

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Katubedda , Moratuwa

The University of Moratuwa Sri Lanka is an independent state university located at Katubedda, Moratuwa overlooking the picturesque Bolgoda Lake. It was established as the University of Moratuwa (UoM), Sri Lanka on 22 December 1978 under the Universities Act No.16 of 1978 and operates under the general direction of the University Grants Commission. However, its origin can be traced back to the Government Technical School (GTS) which was established in Maradana, Colombo in 1893.


To be the most globally recognized Knowledge Enterprise in South Asia.


To be the leading Knowledge Enterprise for technological and related disciplines in South Asia by:

  • Providing transformative education in technological and related disciplines which nurtures the inquiring mind and develops knowledge and skills for facing global challenges;
  • Carrying out nationally relevant and high-impact research to expand the boundaries of knowledge and to enhance the national technological capabilities;
  • Providing expert services to the State, Industry and the Society as an Internationally positioned Sri Lankan University; and
  • Contributing to sustainable, scientific, technological, social and economic development of Sri Lanka.


Courses @ University of Moratuwa