Department of History

Faculty of Arts - University of Peradeniya

To train new generations of historians who are well-equipped to traverse in the frontiers of knowledge through teaching and to contribute to the historical discourses through innovative and socially relevant research.

Our Vision is to remain as the foremost seat of the generation and dissemination of knowledge and skills relating to the study of the past and thereby to create intellectuals with a theoretical and practical knowledge on par with the global standards in the field of history.