The Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka, established in 1870, is the undisputed premier medical school in the country.
Located in the heart of Colombo with easy access to the National Hospital of Sri Lanka and the Colombo group of hospitals, the Faculty takes pride in its 150 years of history and tradition. Ours is the most sought-after Medical Faculty in the country, attracting students who obtain highest Z scores at the General Certificate of Education Advanced Level examination.
The Faculty has the expertise, technology and resources to produce a well-rounded medical graduate, who is capable of meeting the demands of the modern- day patient care and disease prevention. Its dedicated, high caliber academic and support staff provide their services to undergraduate and postgraduate students.
The Faculty offers its students first class medical educational programmes that lead to achieving excellence in basic, applied and clinical sciences, behavioral skills and public health that are required in producing competent, caring and compassionate doctors.
“The Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo is an institute with an outstanding reputation for gifting to the world many distinguished doctors. This state funded institution which is the second oldest medical school in Australasia selects students on a competitive basis from among the cream of high school students. The students pursue their studies with utmost dedication to reach the highest standards in their chosen career path. The unmatchable clinical exposure provided by the teaching hospitals and the brilliant and committed academics and clinical staff are among the many strengths of this institution.”
It is well recognized that wellness in body, mind and spirit is essential as the students learn, grow and change during their time here. Therefore, in addition to the exceptional medical education delivered, the faculty offers students a range of facilities and opportunities to make their student life a pleasant, comfortable and enriching one. The amenities include hostel accommodations, library and teaching hospitals, in-house cafeteria, health center, counseling services, and financial assistance. The student life in the faculty is vibrant with many extracurricular activities such as sports, entertaining, religious & cultural events that are led by the students themselves with assistance of the faculty.
A very rewarding & interesting experience
I’m very happy about the experience
Clara Mannerhlm, Uppsala University, Sweden
gave us an extraordinary learning opportunity
Michelle Kanne, Sweden, Final year @ Lund University