Welcome to Faculty of Arts

The Faculty of Arts is the largest in the University of Colombo in terms of student enrolment. The faculty has nine academic Departments and several teaching Units offering courses in the field of Social Sciences. Apart from undergraduate BA courses, several Departments offer courses for Diploma, Masters and Ph.D degrees. Many students who successfully complete Special BA Degrees, eventually register for postgraduate degree programs offered by the Faculty.

Message from the Dean

Prof. Athula Ranasinghe

The Faculty of Arts is the largest in the University of Colombo in terms of student enrolment. The faculty has nine academic Departments and several teaching Units offering courses in the field of Social Sciences. Apart from undergraduate BA courses, several Departments offer courses for Diploma, Masters and Ph.D degrees. Many students who successfully complete BA Degrees, eventually register for postgraduate degree programs offered by the Faculty. Read More.....

(Prof. Athula Ranasinghe is on vacation leave at Macquarie University, Australia as a Visiting Professor until end July 2015. Therefore, Prof. Nayani Melagoda, Head-International Relations, will be the Acting Dean-Faculty of Arts during that period.)

Latest News

Visit of Research Team from Geissen, Germany to the Department of English

A seven member team from the Institut fur Anglistik, Justus Liebig University Giessen...


MA in English Studies - 2016

Department of English, Faculty of Arts entertains applications for the Masters...


Stage Drama Festival - 2015

Department of Sinhala, University of Colombo organized a Stage Drama Festival from...