University of Moratuwa

The University of Moratuwa (UoM)-Sri Lanka, located at the heart of a vibrant and geographically well-connected city in the backdrop of a vast expanse of shimmering waters of the picturesque Bolgoda Lake, is the only Technological University in the country. The university presently caters a total undergraduate population of approximately 6000 students and about 1200 postgraduate students and prides itself in having an excellent Engineering Faculty and being the only University in Sri Lanka to have Faculties of Architecture and Information Technology.

The UoM has a well-earned reputation for providing a satisfying student experience, academically and culturally. It admits outstanding undergraduate and postgraduate students for its academic programmes. UoM offers Sri Lanka’s exclusive Engineering, Architectural, Quantity Surveying, Facilities Management, Town and Country Planning, Fashion Design and Product Development and Transport and Logistic Management degree programmes. The UoM is one of the highest internationally ranked universities in Sri Lanka and the undisputed leader in engineering, architectural and technological education.

The vision of UoM is “to be the most globally recognised Knowledge Enterprise in Asia.” Within this vision, the immediate focus is to produce world class graduates at the UoM. Hence, the aim of the University is to produce academically sound, self confident, flexible and internationally recognized quality graduates who are able to hit the ground running from day one, and who can realise their true potential studying together and thereafter working together as professionals in Sri Lanka or any other international environment.

Being the largest Faculty, the Faculty of Engineering enforces the University mission by focusing to be the leading Knowledge Enterprise for technological and related disciplines in Asia by:

  • Providing transformative education that nurtures the inquiring mind and develops skills for a diversity of challenges;

  • Carrying out nationally/internationally relevant and high-impact research to expand the boundaries of knowledge;

  • Promoting entrepreneurship and facilitating technology transfer;

  • Providing expert services to the State, Industry and the Society as an Internationally positioned National University; and

  • Contributing to sustainable, scientific, technological, social and economic development of Sri Lanka.


At the UoM, a student becomes part of a wonderful fraternity of talented youth, from all walks of life, diverse ethnicities and backgrounds, who are the best young minds in the country. While a student’s stay at the University will be academically challenging, the student will have a truly rewarding experience with numerous opportunities for social, cultural and sports activities within a stimulating and supportive environment to learn.

The University of Moratuwa welcomes the students to an educational experience that is truly unique!