Friday, 21 February 2020

University of Kelaniya among the top three organisations in EU-Sri Lanka Cooperation

At a meeting for Directors of International Units of universities organized by the National Science Foundation on 28th January 2020 it was revealed that the University of Kelaniya is placed second among universities in Sri Lanka on Research & Innovation Cooperation funded by the European Union.

Mr Ludovic Chichanowski, representative of the Delegation of the European Union to Sri Lanka and Maldives shared the statistics during his presentation on EU - Sri Lanka Cooperation on Research and Innovation. University of Kelaniya has secured 121.24k Euro to date for Erasmus Mundus and Erasmus+ staff and student mobility and other EU funded projects while International Water Management Institute (IWMI) and University of Colombo have received 768.82k and 155.55k Euro respectively.

The number of mobility and projects funded by the EU is on the increase with enhanced visibility of University of Kelaniya on the global platform.  

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