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UWU International Collaboration Center (UWU-ICC)


The UWU International Collaboration Center (UWU-ICC) was established in 2016 with the aim of internationalisation of the University. The main tasks of the UWU-ICC includes;

  • Building up collaboration with local and international universities, research centers, research institutes, and industries in respect to teaching, research, patenting and entrepreneurial activities.
  • Establishing a platform for the exchange of local and international academia, research scholars and students.
  • Promoting and coordinating the registration for postgraduate programmes of international students.
  • Facilitating international research conferences, training programmes, and seminars in the University.

To aid the Uva Wellassa University to be recognized as a fast growing world-class research university that will help attract, create, and retain both Sri Lankan and international talent to Uva Wellassa University and Sri Lanka while providing the Staff and Students of the University with facilitation and resources to enhance high quality research activities.

The mission of UWU-ICC will be to foster research and innovation in the country through facilitation of postgraduate programmes and research by providing the students and staff members with resources, platforms and scholarly exchanges which will create a university environment of innovation, integrate education and research, and lay the foundation for a world-class research university.



Dr. Chandima Ranawana
Faculty of Animal Science and Export Agriculture
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Faculty Coordinators

Dr. Sachintha Mahaliyana

Dr. Sachintha Mahaliyana
Faculty Animal Science and Export Agriculture
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Dr. Sandya Senevirathna
Faculty of Applied Sciences
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Prof. Ravindra Deshapriya
Faculty of Management
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Prof. Senani Wijewardana
Faculty of Technological Studies
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  • DAAD-NSF Scheme for Project-Related Personal Exchange


    To further strengthen cooperation on scientific and academic research between Germany and Sri Lanka, the DAAD and the NSF have launched a new Joint Mobility Program for Project-Related Personal Exchange. Based on an MoU signed earlier this year, the purpose of this new Joint Mobility Program is to promote bilateral scientific cooperation in both countries [...]

  • A delegation from University of Malaya, Malaysia


    Prof. Abdul Kariem bin Mohd Arof, Head of the Center for Ionics, University of Malaya, Malaysia visited the Uva Wellassa University on 06th March, 2017. During his visit, UWU-ICC organized a meeting with Prof. Arof on 07th March, 2017 at the Board Room of the University which was chaired by the Vice Chancellor of the [...]

  • Seminar on Postgraduate/Postdoctoral Opportunities in South Korea


    A seminar was organized to familiarize the academic staff members on the postgraduate/postdoctoral opportunities available at Chungnam National University, South Korea on 18th January 2017at C-3 Lecture Hall. Prof. Jun Heon Lee, the Vice President, International Affairs, Chungnam National University conducted a presentation on the postgraduate/postdoctoral opportunities and it was followed by a fruitful discussion. [...]

  • Scholarship offers from the Sri Lankan Graduates’ Society (SLGS) University of Melbourne for UWU Undergraduates

    UWU-ICC coordinated a scholarship program with Sri Lankan Graduates Society (SLGS) of the University of Melbourne, Australia. Three (03) scholarships for two (02) undergraduates of Faculty of Management and one (01) undergraduate of Faculty of Animal Science and Export Agriculture were awarded under this program.

  • Seminar on Australia Awards funded by Australian Government

    A Seminar on Australia Awards funded by Australian Government was organized by the UWU International Collaboration Centre (UWU-ICC) on the 20th of April, 2016 at the Language Lab of the University. The main aim of this workshop was to familiarize the staff members of Uva Wellassa University on Australia Awards. The seminar was commenced with […]

  • Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Uva Wellassa University (UWU) and Chungnam National University (CNU), South Korea


    UWU International Collaboration Centre (UWU-ICC) coordinated the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Uva Wellassa University (UWU) and Chungnam National University (CNU), South Korea. The MoU is aimed at strengthening the student and staff exchange programmes, joint research programmes, and cultural exchange programmes between UWU and CNU. Three (03) graduates from Faculty of […]

  • Two-day workshop on DNA Barcoding


    International Collaboration Center of Uva Wellassa University (UWU-ICC) organized a two-day workshop on “DNA Barcoding of Biological Samples & Its Applications as a Tool for Identification of Species” for academic staff members and undergraduates of Uva Wellassa University on 30th September and 01st October, 2016 at the University premises with the collaboration of University of [...]