Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events


Fulbright Stories - February 2, 2023 Local and Global Reach of Sri Lankan Biotechnological Research

Please Join Us for the First Fulbright Stories of 2023!

  • 02nd February 2023 at 4.00 pm - 5.00 pm (SL Time)
  • Register in advance at: Click here!


Invitation to the International Staff Week at Vytautas Magnus University, Lithuania

Nomination deadline – 15th of January

VMU International Cooperation Department is organising International Staff Week on 24th – 28th of April, 2023

During this week we will organize two different programmes: International Staff Teaching programme and International Staff Training programme. Please, see the programmes attached below.

Since you have Erasmus+ grant/s for Erasmus+ teaching OR training visit/s at VMU, we would like to invite you to nominate your staff member/s who would participate in our events. Please note that language of the event is English.

  • Tentative Staff training week programme: Click
  • Subject topics fields: Click
  • Tentative Staff training week programme: Click


Master of Science in Energy for Circular Economy Degree Programme

Application calling period from 14.12.2022 to 22.01.2023

  • Master of Science in Energy for Circular Economy is a fully online postgraduate programme offered jointly by The Open University of Sri Lanka, University of Moratuwa, University of Peradeniya, and University of Ruhuna. The programme has been developed as a part of Europe - Sri Lanka Capacity Building in Energy Circular Economy (“EUSL-Energy”) project involving four partner universities in Sri Lanka and in collaboration with three European HEIs (Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden; Centrale Supelec, France; and University of Twente, Netherlands).
  • The EUSL-Energy project was supported by the Erasmus+ framework of the European Commission. The main objective of the EUSL- Energy project is to establish a fully integrated collaboration between the partner universities in Sri Lanka and the European universities to create a new master’s programme which gives the graduates the knowledge, skills, creativity, competence, and business- perspective to solve the future energy-related challenges in the country in an environmentally and financially sustainable manner. The joint MSc programme in Energy for Circular Economy therefore intends to contribute to the capacity building of the energy sector in Sri Lanka.
  • Information Flyer


𝐈𝐧𝐭𝐞𝐫𝐧𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐚𝐥 𝐒𝐭𝐮𝐝𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐬 𝐀𝐝𝐦𝐢𝐬𝐬𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐏𝐫𝐨𝐦𝐨𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐖𝐞𝐞𝐤 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐒𝐭𝐮𝐝𝐲𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐢𝐧 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐔𝐂𝐀𝐒

  • With students recruited from home and abroad, the University of Chinese Academy of Sciences (UCAS) is a university appealing to global talent. International Students Admission Promotion Week is one of the major events in admission season of UCAS. This event is held once a year and lasts for one week. UCAS is going to hold a series of virtual meetings at Zoom from 15th to 22nd December, 2022. Participates will have a better understanding of UCAS, get professional application guide and necessary research advice. Please spread it around for the young talents who plan to study in the Chinese Academy of Sciences.
  • For more details please check the enclosed brochures and website
  • Click!
  • Information brochure

For European countries, Asian countries, African countries and Thailand, there are different Zoom meetings, details please check the attached flyer.


Information Session on ANSO Scholarship for Young Talents for Masters and Ph.D Studentship

  • "Information Session on ANSO Scholarship for Young Talents for Masters and Ph.D. Studentship" will be conducted on 19th December 2022 from 2.00 pm to 4.00 pm at the JRDC Auditorium in collaboration with the China-Sri Lanka Research and Demonstration Center for Water Technology (JRDC), University of Peradeniya and Chinese Academy of Science (CAS)
  • Organized by: JRDC in collaboration with the International Relations Office (InRO), University of Peradeniya

DATES: December, 19, 2022

VENUE: JRDC Auditorium

Time: 2.00 pm to 4.00 pm

Registration Link: Click here!


International Scientific-Practical Conference “Bioethics and Global Challenges of Medicine of the XXI Century”

  • Federal State Budgetary Educational Institution of Higher Education Kursk State Medical University of the Ministry of Health Care of Russia, Department of Philosophy, Kursk, Russia.
  • International Medical Institute, Kursk, Russia

DATES: December, 14, 2022

VENUE: Kursk State Medical University, hybrid format



International Week 2022 - University of Peradeniya

Internationalization has become a key component in the changing landscape of higher education as a means to increase the global engagement for staff, students, and faculty of higher education institutions.

Sri Lanka too must re-position its international profile in its higher education system to enhance its global visibility to emerge as a key hub for knowledge and learning in the world.

In order to bring this to the common agenda, the International Relations Office, University of Peradeniya come up with the concept of International Week 2022.

The International Relations Office of the University of Peradeniya is planning to conduct the International Week- 2022 of the University of Peradeniya at the end of November 2022.

It was put into motion with the purpose of increasing international relations with foreign countries, exposing UoP students to an international work environment, and promoting International Relations Office in the global context.

Proposed dates – 21st – 25th November 2022 (Hybrid program)

The planned activities for the International Week are as follows.​

  • 21st November: Inauguration Ceremony
  • 22nd November: Web session on International Funding Opportunities
  • 23rd November: Joint Programme on Environment Sustainability
  • 24th November: International Education Fair (For Masters and Ph.D. opportunities)
  • 25th November: Cultural show and the Web sessions for the Existing International Mobility Programmes at University of Peradeniya
  • 21st -25th November: Film Festival

Website: https://inro.pdn.ac.lk/iw_2022/index.php


7 – 8 – 10 November 2022: Worldwide webinar on the global opportunities under Erasmus+

The European Commission and the European Education and Culture Executive Agency are organising a worldwide webinar on the opportunities available under the Erasmus+ programme and its global dimension.

These sessions are aimed at potential applicants, with a particular focus on stakeholders from ‘your’ countries.

This link provides some initial news, which will be upgraded. This page will also be the place to go on the day to enter the webstream. : Click

Please feel free to share this news with the stakeholders in your country. They can save the dates of the sessions that interest them.

All time is Brussels time. We are repeating the morning sessions are repeated in the afternoon to cater for different time zones worldwide.

Each session will be a presentation of the action, followed by a Q&A session using a Slido chat facility.



𝐒𝐡𝐨𝐫𝐭 𝐓𝐞𝐫𝐦 𝐂𝐞𝐫𝐭𝐢𝐟𝐢𝐜𝐚𝐭𝐞 𝐂𝐨𝐮𝐫𝐬𝐞 𝐨𝐧 𝐉𝐀𝐏𝐀𝐍'𝐒 𝐌𝐎𝐃𝐄𝐑𝐍𝐈𝐙𝐀𝐓𝐈𝐎𝐍 𝟐𝟎𝟐𝟐

Japan is the first country that has modernized from a non-Western background to establish a free, democratic, prosperous, and peace-loving nation based on the rule of law, without losing much of its tradition and identity. The course will capture some highlights of Japan's Modernization process.

The event will be held as follows:

Course Start: November 2022

Registration link : https://forms.gle/KMAau4i5bnQodWCaA


𝐖𝐞𝐛𝐢𝐧𝐚𝐫 𝐨𝐧 𝐇𝐢𝐠𝐡𝐞𝐫 𝐒𝐭𝐮𝐝𝐢𝐞𝐬 𝐎𝐩𝐩𝐨𝐫𝐭𝐮𝐧𝐢𝐭𝐢𝐞𝐬 𝐢𝐧 𝐔𝐊 𝐮𝐧𝐝𝐞𝐫 𝐂𝐡𝐞𝐯𝐞𝐧𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐒𝐜𝐡𝐨𝐥𝐚𝐫𝐬𝐡𝐢𝐩 𝐏𝐫𝐨𝐠𝐫𝐚𝐦𝐦𝐞

International Relations Office in collaboration with the British High Commission, Colombo conducts a Webinar on Higher Studies Opportunities under Chevening Scholarship Programme in order to discuss opportunities under Chevening Scholarship Programme for young students who are seeking higher study opportunities in the United Kingdom.

The event will be held as follows:

Date: 21st September 2022

𝐓𝐢𝐦𝐞: 9.00 𝐚.𝐦. – 10.00 𝐚.𝐦.

Registration link : Click here!


DAAD Infomation Session Funding in Germany - 𝐀𝐮𝐠𝟐𝟒

With reference to upcoming DAAD Scholarships (Fully funded grants in Germany), we have organized a special web session focusing on Sri Lankan students!

The session is focused on Masters and PhD aspirants.

Date : August 24, 2022

Time : 16:00 – 17:00 Hours (SL Standard time)

Registration : Click here!

More information on DAAD funding:www.daad-sri-lanka.org/scholarship

International programs in German: www.daad.de/idp

More information on DAAD events: www.daad-sri-lanka.org/event

The event is organized by DAAD German Academic Exchange Service) Information point in Colombo together with the Regional office in New Delhi.


Invitation to TTI Keynote Lecture in Online Summer Seminar

This is an invitation to Toyota Technological Institute (TTI)’s keynote lecture in Online Summer Seminar.

Dr. Hiroyuki Sakaki, President Emeritus of TTI, will be delivering a keynote talk in our annual International Summer Seminar.

Date/time: 1:00 - 1:45 pm (JST), Tuesday, August 23

Talk Title: "Joy of self-learning and dialogue as a fuel to activate our spirit of research and creativity”

Language: English

Meeting Topic: TTI Summer Seminar 2022 - Aug. 23

To join the meeting: Click here!

Meeting ID: 814 0211 1954

Passcode: 2022ss@tti

The intended audience is a group of students from TTI’s partner universities who participate in the Seminar. However, the talk is also open to any interested member of the partner universities, and it would be appreciated if you could share this information with your community.


Toyota Technological Institute (TTI) Summer Seminar 2022 - Online

Deadline extended till end of the June - for available lectures, please see the info in red in the attached document

We are pleased to inform you that the Toyota Technological Institute (TTI) Summer Seminar 2022 will be held online in coming August, as shown in the attachment.

The purpose of this seminar is to strengthen the relationships with TTI’s valued partner universities, as well as introducing our research activities to those who may be interested. It is our special pleasure to extend a cordial invitation to your esteemed university.

The seminar is comprised mainly of engineering lectures/laboratory introductions, and we hope many of your students could join us online.

It would be much appreciated if you could share this information with your students, and inform us of the applicants, by sending their application forms to kokusaika@toyota-ti.ac.jp by electronic attachment by Wednesday, May 18, 2022.

If you have any inquiries at all, please feel free to contact Yuko Koyama, International Relations Group at kokusaika@toyota-ti.ac.jp

Application Form_TTI Online Summer Seminar 2022 Click here!

Flier_TTI Online Summer Seminar 2022 Click here!

List of Engineering Lectures Click here!

please see the info in red in the attached document Click here!


2023 Fulbright Scholar Awards – Informational Session

Application Deadline : October. 1 .2022

Register to Receive Session Log-in Information : Click here!


XVII International Eurasian Symposium "Woodworking: technologies, equipment, management of the 21st century" - Federal State Budgetary Educational Institution of Higher Education "Ural State Forest Engineering University"

Deadline: Applications are accepted until 31 May 2022 (inclusive)

The working language of the symposium is Russian, English.

There is no registration fee.

The materials of the symposium are published in a collection with subsequent placement in the electronic library e-library and indexing in the scientometric database of the RSCI.

Topics of the conference sections:

  • New technological solutions in the harvesting, processing and finishing of wood
  • Woodworking in low-rise and industrial housing construction
  • Progressive woodworking equipment and tools
  • Wood composite materials
  • Efficiency and competitiveness of forest complex enterprises
  • Problems of safety and ecology in wood processing
  • Problems of vocational education and engineering in woodworking The following industries will be considered:
  • Harvesting, cross-cutting, sorting, warehousing, debarking and protection of wood raw materials
  • Sawmilling, sorting, drying and protection of lumber, complex use of hardwood and low-grade wood and waste disposal
  • Production of joinery and construction products: window, door blocks, profile parts, parquet
  • Furniture production, materials and accessories; glues, varnishes, paints
  • Production and transportation of technological chips, chemical processing of vegetable raw materials
  • Production of wood composite and board materials: chipboard, plywood, fiberboard, MDF, wood plastics and composites.
  • Modern wooden housing construction: design and technology
  • Production of consumer goods from wood: skis, matches, pencils, musical instruments, toys, household equipment, handicrafts.

In order to develop scientific and technical exchange with Russian and foreign partners, to promote scientific achievements within the framework of the annually planned Euro-Asian timber industry forum together with industry exhibitions, and on behalf of the Ural State Forestry University, let me invite you and your colleagues to the XVII International Eurasian Symposium «Woodworking: technologies, equipment, management of the XXI century» within the framework of the Eurasian Forest Industry Forum and the Week of Specialized Exhibitions GRAND EXPO-URAL: LESPROM-URAL, EXPOFURNITURE-URAL, AQUAPROM-URAL, DISPOSAL, which will be held on September 13-16, 2022 in Yekaterinburg.

Detailed information in the attached file.

Please note: Participants must submit a registration form! Applications for participation in the conference, materials for publication are accepted until May 31, 2022 (inclusive).

For your attention for the previous event use the link: Click here!


Seminar on Agricultural Technology Extension System Construction & Management from 22 to 28 June 2022 (Online)

EDR letter Click here!

Seminar on Agricultural Technology Extension System Construction and Management Click here!


SPARK - Summer Internship Program at IIT Roorkee, India

IIT Roorkee invites applications for institute-funded SPARK fellowships for summer internships. The SPARK program is specifically designed to attract and nurture the brightest undergraduate students from all over the World. Selected interns will get an opportunity to perform cutting edge research with faculty members having expertise in diversified research areas. The internship is typically for 8 weeks during June-July and a weekly stipend of INR 2,500 is given to all institute-funded interns. In addition, a domestic travel support will also be provided. Accommodation will be provided at IIT Roorkee on payment basis. The fellowship amount will be sufficient to take care of stay and meals at IITR.

This is the fourth edition of this program that was launched in 2018. The program has been well received as reflected by a large number of applications (10,000+ last year) and feedback from interns.

The detailed guidelines are available on the program website https://spark.iitr.ac.in/, where the interested students can apply online.

Application Deadline: OPEN for the University of Peradeniya

The partner institute shall nominate students for the SPARK program. PLEASE SEND the application directly to Dr Ravi (rranjan.ir@sric.iitr.ac.in) or Dr Shantanu (shantanu.wahal.ir@sric.iitr.ac.in)

For any query, feel free to reach Dr. Debrupa Lahiri (Coordinator, SPARK program, IIT Roorkee) through mail to spark@iitr.ac.in

We would appreciate if you could circulate this call among your students with IITR brochure. We the International Relations Office of IIT Roorkee can be approached through Dr. Shantanu Wahal for further information.

Fact_Sheet_IIT_Roorkee Click here!

IITR @UoPeradeniya Click here!

IITR_Brochure_2022 Click here!

ProgramsIITR Click here!


Imperial Climate and Energy Early Academic Fellowship for South Asian Women

The Imperial is pleased to announce the Imperial Climate and Energy Early Academic Fellowship as part of the British Council Scholarships for Women in STEM for the 2021/22 academic year. I was hoping that you may be able to share with some of your soon to graduate or recently graduated (within last 3 years) PhD students who might be interested.

The Early Academic Fellowship will support a recent PhD graduate (last 3 years) from South Asia (Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan or Sri Lanka) to undertake a visiting research placement for 6 to 12 months at Imperial in one of the following departments/institutes:

  • Deadline: 29th April 2022
  • Centre for Environmental Policy: Click here!
  • Department of Earth Science and Engineering: Click here!
  • Energy Futures Lab: Click here!
  • Grantham Institute - Climate Change and the Environment: Click here!

Each department/institute will host one Early Academic Fellow in the 2022/23 academic year. Fellows will have a supervisor/mentor in the department/institute as well as access to Imperial’s academic and professional support provided to all early career academics.

Placements can be 6 to 12 months and can begin from 1st September 2022, in agreement with the host department/institute.

The Fellowship will provide:

  • A monthly stipend of £2,167
  • IELTS exams fees
  • Return economy class travel
  • Research related expenses
  • Visa, insurance and NHS surcharge

For those with dependents, additional funding will be available.

For full details, please see: Click

Please submit your application here


𝐖𝐨𝐫𝐤𝐬𝐡𝐨𝐩 𝐨𝐧 𝐂𝐡𝐚𝐥𝐥𝐞𝐧𝐠𝐞 𝐃𝐫𝐢𝐯𝐞𝐧 𝐋𝐞𝐚𝐫𝐧𝐢𝐧𝐠

Integrate Challenge Driven Learning in your education in few simple steps-Get your students collaborate in projects aimed at solving an authentic problem.

  • 24th February 2022 at 4.30 pm - 7.00 pm (SL Time)
  • Find the Zoom link below: Click here!
  • Meeting ID: 663 3307 3911
  • Passcode: Cdlwks@24

𝐂𝐨𝐧𝐝𝐮𝐜𝐭𝐞𝐝 𝐛𝐲 EUSL- Energy Project
𝐂𝐨𝐥𝐥𝐚𝐛𝐨𝐫𝐚𝐭𝐞𝐝 𝐰𝐢𝐭𝐡 International Relations Office, University of Peradeniya.


𝟕𝟎𝐭𝐡 𝐀𝐧𝐧𝐢𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐬𝐚𝐫𝐲 𝐨𝐟 𝐁𝐢𝐥𝐚𝐭𝐞𝐫𝐚𝐥 𝐑𝐞𝐥𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐬 𝐛𝐞𝐭𝐰𝐞𝐞𝐧 𝐉𝐚𝐩𝐚𝐧 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐒𝐫𝐢 𝐋𝐚𝐧𝐤𝐚 (𝟏𝟗𝟓𝟐 - 𝟐𝟎𝟐𝟐)

  • 25th February 2022 at 9.45 am - 12.40 pm (SL Time)
  • Find the Zoom link below: Click here!
  • Meeting ID: 853 9794 9240
  • Passcode: 090749

Organized by: Sri Lanka Japan Study Center of University of Peradeniya (SLJSC) in collaboration with International Relations Office (InRO) of University of Peradeniya, Association of Sri Lanka Academics in Japan (SLAc) and Japan International Coorporation Agency (JICA).


2023 Fulbright Awards - Informational Session

Presented by the Staff of the US-SLFC

  • 11th February 2022 at 5.00 pm - 6.00 pm (SL Time)
  • Register in advance at: Click here!


Seminar on Artificial Intelligence Education for Senior Officials

Organizer: Academy for International Business officials, Ministry of Commerce, P.R. China

  • Date: 18th February 2022 to 03rd March 2022
  • More information: Click here!


Tokyo University of Agriculture 130th Anniversary Symposium Tokyo NODAI as the Center of Excellence for Research and Education on Food, Agriculture and Environment in Africa

Tokyo University of Agriculture (Tokyo NODAI, Japan) is delighted to invite you to a symposium we will hold on the occasion of the celebration of its 130th anniversary.

The symposium, with the theme “Tokyo NODAI as the Center of Excellence for Research and Education on Food, Agriculture and Environment in Africa”, aims at promoting education and research collaboration between our university and those in Africa.

It will be our great pleasure to count among the participants to this event faculty and administrative members, as well as students, from your excellent institution. The event is organized as a webinar.

The program and panelist abstracts are included in the attached file.

Kindly note that participation to this webinar is subjected to a pre-registration.

  • The Symposium will be held on 10th February 2022 at 15:00 – 18:30 (GMT+9) Japan time
  • Please follow the below links for more information:
  • Official website: Click here
  • Registration link: Click here
  • Attachment (Book of abstracts): Click here


𝐔𝐧𝐢𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐬𝐢𝐭𝐲 𝐨𝐟 𝐂𝐡𝐢𝐜𝐚𝐠𝐨 (𝐇𝐚𝐫𝐫𝐢𝐬 𝐒𝐜𝐡𝐨𝐨𝐥 𝐨𝐟 𝐏𝐮𝐛𝐥𝐢𝐜 𝐏𝐨𝐥𝐢𝐜𝐲) 𝐈𝐧𝐟𝐨𝐫𝐦𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐒𝐞𝐬𝐬𝐢𝐨𝐧

Harris School of Public Policy, University of Chicago is hosting an exclusive information session at the University of Peradeniya, Sri Lank on January 24, 2022 from 9 AM - 10 AM IST. There will be a presentation for around 30 minutes followed by Q &A.

The virtual session is open for students from all specializations as it is imperative that people having different perspectives come together to solve the complex problems of the world. In the Session, you will learn more about pursuing PhD, Masters and Credential Programs in Data Analytics and Public Policy at Harris.

Our master's programs are STEM eligible. All participants who register and attend the event are eligible for the $100 Master's application fee waiver.

The Session will be led by Sakshi Parihar, who focuses on global programming and international policy partnerships for the Harris School of Public Policy, University of Chicago.

  • 24th January 2022 from 9 AM - 10 AM IST
  • Registration link below: Click here!


The University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy

Next deadline to apply to the UniversityWe of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy is January 20, 2022 at 11:59 p.m. Central Standard Time (UTC-6).

When you attend any of the events below, we will waive your fee for starting your application.

Admissions Events

Please note: All events take place in Central Standard Time (UTC-6)

If you have not yet started your application, visit our website to begin your application today.

  • Student Panel with Harris Student Organizations: MIPPS, BAPPS, and ALAS Tuesday, January 18, 12:30–1:30 p.m. Join Harris Student Organizations Minorities in Public Policy Studies, Black Action in Public Policy Studies, and the Association of Latinx Students for Social Justice to learn more about their groups, mission, community, and how to get involved. Register for Student Panel with Harris Student Organizations MIPPS, BAPPS, and ALAS
  • Ask Admissions: Round 2 Deadline Wednesday, January 19, 9–10 a.m. Drop into this session and get your questions answered by the admissions team before you submit for the Round 2 deadline. Register for Ask Admissions: Round 2 Deadline
  • The Value of a Harris Degree for New Graduates and Undergraduate Seniors: Alumni Panel Tuesday, January 25, 4–5 p.m. Join a panel of alumni who applied to Harris as recent graduates or undergraduate seniors to learn about the value of a Harris degree. Panelists include Tyler Barron, MPP'18, Policy Advocate, Environmental Law and Policy Center; Jennifer Boughton, MSEP'19, Analytics Engineer, Angaza; Haley Klosky, MPP'19, Data Analyst, US Government Accountability Office; and Janiel Santos, MPP'21, Research Analyst, Institute for Higher Education Policy. Register for The Value of a Harris Degree for New Graduates and Undergraduate Seniors: Alumni Panel

Credential Program Events

Harris offers a wide range of part-time, non-degree programs designed to develop applied critical skills in data analytics, writing, and more!

Learn more about all upcoming Credential Program Events here


INVITATION : International Conference on Neoteric Tendencies in World Economy, Education and Employment- ICVSE 2022

Publication opportunities: The submitted papers would be considered for publication in peer-reviewed, refereed journals with high impact factor. (SCOPUS indexed, ADBC listed, UGC Care listed from Emerald, Taylor & Francis and many more) and edited books by with ISBN number.

Conference dates : 25.03.2022 & 26.03.2022

Time : 9.00 am to 5.00 pm

Mode of presentation : Hybrid

Due to overwhelming response from various universities and constant requests made by participants, we have extended the date of abstract submission to 15th January 2022. The Important dates are:

Important dates:

  • Abstract submission - 15.01.2022
  • Abstract acceptance - 20.01.2022
  • Full paper submission - 31.01.2022
  • Notification of Paper Acceptance- 5.02.2022
  • Early bird registration - 10.02.2022
  • Last date to register - 20.03.2022

For Registration, fill out the following form: Click here

Submit the abstract at: https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=icvse2022

For full paper submission,paper should be submitted in word format on : https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=icvse2022

Conference PDF : Read More