EU funding for nine higher education projects in Sri Lanka
The launch of the EU-funded Capacity Building for Higher Education – CBHE 2020 project took place on September 10 at the University of Peradeniya.
It is in collaboration with the European Union Mission in Sri Lanka and the Maldives and the University of Peradeniya. Fifteen participating organizations involved in those projects were also present at the event.
The EU Mission in Sri Lanka is funding nine CBHE projects through 2020 through its Erasmus + program. Through this, the Mission aims to promote the sustainable development of its stakeholders in the field of higher education.
Fifteen universities are involved in EU-funded CBHE projects. Accordingly, University of Moratuwa, University of Ruhuna, Eastern University of Sri Lanka, Southeastern University of Sri Lanka, Sabaragamuwa University, University of Uva Wellassa, University of Colombo, General Sir John Kotelawala University, University of Jaffna, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Rajarata University of Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology, The Sustainable Energy Authority, the Energy Managers Association of Sri Lanka and the SLT Campus are involved.
In addition, Dhivehiraajeyge Qaumee and Villa College in the Maldives will also receive CBHE Erasmus+ funding.