University of Colombo

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University of Colombo
Type Public
Established 1921 (1921)
Chancellor Oswald Gomis
Location Colombo, Sri Lanka
Campus Urban
Colors Purple and yellow

University of Colombo (Sinhalese: කොළඹ විශ්වවිද්‍යාලය Kolomba Vishvavidyalaya; Tamil: கொழும்புப் பல்கலைக்கழகம்) (informally Colombo University or UoC) is a public research university located primarily in Colombo, Sri Lanka. It is the oldest institution of modern higher education in Sri Lanka. The university specializes in the fields of natural, social, and applied sciences as well as mathematics, computer sciences, and law. Colombo has seven faculties with 43 academic departments, and several institutes and centers.

Informatics programs

Health and clinical informatics

The following health/clinical informatics options exist for potential students:

M.S. in Biomedical Informatics
~30 credit hours over two years; Offered through the associated Postgraduate Institute of Medicine. "This course is conducted in collaboration with the Department of Informatics, University of Oslo, Norway."
Available online? No
Program URL:

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