International Relations Office


Information for Visiting Staff

University of Peradeniya welcomes staff members from universities around the world to enhance international cooperation in teaching and research.

University of Peradeniya receives many visiting academics throughout the year to all its Faculties via various platforms; viz.

  1. Fellowships
  2. Erasmus+ International Credit Mobility
  3. Staff Exchange Programs between Universities
  4. Delegations/Visits


For more information regarding obtaining a Sri Lankan visa visit the official website of the Department of Immigration and Emigration of Sri Lanka.Click here:

Information about arriving in Sri Lanka

The official website of the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) provides answers to all your questions regarding Arrival in Sri Lanka, Immigration and Customs regulations, Baggage, Banks and Currency exchange.

English Language Requirements

A majority of lectures at the University of Peradeniya are conducted in English.

In Case of Emergency

You can contact,

  1. Your supervisor/ Lecturer in charge from the Faculty
  2. International Affairs Office – 081 205 9390.
  3. Tourist Police Division – Hotline: 011 242 1451 , Kandy: 0813 837 392
  4. 119 (outside the University local emergency)

Important Links:

Our Location :

Sri Lanka Tourist Police:

Tourist Police - Important hints for secure tour

Bandaranaike International Airport, Katunayake, Colombo

Sri Lankan Airlines

Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (SLTDA)

Tourist Map:

Sri Lanka at a glance