A delegation from German Academic Exchange Service visits University of Colombo

A delegation from German Academic Exchange Service visits University of Colombo

The regional Director for India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka of German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) Ms. Heike Mock and Senior Advisor/ International Cooperation Ms. Shikha Sinha visited Prof. Lakshman Dissanayake, Vice Chancellor of University of Colombo and the senior academics including the dean of the Faculty of Science, Prof. K.R.R. Mahanama, Dr. Sampath Seneviratne (Director of International Unit) and DAAD alumni, of the University, Prof. Wipula Yapa (Head department of Zoology), Dr. Jagath Wijeratne (Head/Department of Mathematics), Dr. Dushayanthi Mendis (Head/Department of English), Dr. Nishantha Perera (Department of Mathematics) on 4th of November at Vice Chancellors’ office.

During the meeting the representatives of DAAD and University of Colombo suggested to reopen an office of German Academic Exchange Service in Colombo and to strengthen the ongoing programmes. The Vice Chancellor, Prof. Lakshman Dissanayake express his genuine willingness to facilitate the process.

This will facilitate academics and student of both University of Colombo and German Universities in future for much more collaborations. The event was organized by the International Unit of University of Colombo.