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 committed to excellence in undergraduate and postgraduate education, research and innovation, and provision of healthcare services. Our culturally diverse student population coming from all strata of society is a reflection of humanity in all its dimensions. We provide an environment where all of them can excel and contribute to improving the health and well-being of people where ever they decide to practice their profession – in our own country as well as in faraway lands.”
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
I am very grateful for this unique experience
Julia Riegebauer, Medical University of Graz, Austria