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Head of the Department

Dr. P. B. Nuwan Abeywardana

D.Sc. in Landscape Archaeology – Freie University, Berlin, Germany, M.Sc. in GIS and Remote Sensing – PGIS, University of Peradeniya, BA honors in Archaeology – University of Peradeniya 

The Archaeology and Heritage Management Department, which offers special and general degrees in Archaeology and Heritage Management. The Department is situated among archaeological remains and monuments which are fully committed to enhancing the research and the practical application of Archaeological Heritage Management in Sri Lanka.

Department curricular is not traditional and predominantly dimed of producing trained graduates for existing job market and create new employment opportunities. It is evident that it has the potential of managing a wide range of archaeological and heritage activities including cultural tourism industry in the Sacred City and the vicinity of Anuradhapura.