Vision and Mission


Be a centre of excellence in higher education with national, regional and global standing


University of Peradeniya strives to offer globally recognized knowledge and education to knowledge seekers at undergraduate, postgraduate and non-graduate levels and deliver education, training and research programs by conducting professional and curriculum-based teaching and learning and conduct high quality research for national, regional and global needs whilst maintaining highest levels of efficiency, effectiveness, integrity and transparency in contributing to the development of a knowledge-based society.


  • Highest standard of teaching, learning & research
  • Academic freedom
  • Integrity and transparency in all its functions
  • Respect for cultural diversity
  • Goals

  • Quality and relevance of all undergraduate & postgraduate programs in the University, enhanced to achieve international recognition in Higher Education
  • Developed resources to enhance the quality of research contributing to the national and international requirements available
  • Administrative and financial efficiency within the framework of corporate governance enhanced
  • Opportunities for a wider range of educational programs to contribute to the development of a knowledge- based society increased
  • Physical & human resources to offer a conducive and aesthetic environment for academic pursuits enhanced