The department vision is to develop itself and become competent to serve the archaeological heritage of Sri Lanka. It is also a crucial goal to become one of the leading departments in South Asia on the relevant discipline.


The mission of the department is to build competence and maintain competence. This can be achieved by qualifying graduates of excellent education and training in the field. It is also have graduates deep awareness and dedication to serve the national heritage of the country.

Contact Details

Department of Archaeology
Faculty of Social Sciences
University of Kelaniya.
Sri Lanka.

Tel : +94 (0) 112908779 / +94 (0) 112903891
Fax : +94 (0) 112908779


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