Our Faculty

The University of Ruhuna is one of the leading universities in Sri Lanka. The University of Ruhuna was established by a special presidential Decree on 1st September 1978 as Ruhuna University college fulfilling a long cherished desire of the people of Southern Sri Lanka.

The Faculty has three Departments of studies namely Department of Management and Entrepreneurship, Department of Accounting and Finance and Department of Marketing, in addition to the computer unit and the e-learning centre. At present Faculty offers courses in a range of disciplines leading to Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)Honours degrees.

Our Mission

This Faculty is designed to investigate into unexplored phenomena on Management and Finance by maintaining a trade–off between modern Management Systems and Sri Lankan regional cultural contents, to transfer such knowledge by means of study programmes, conferences and publications, and to become the Centre for Regional Management Studies in Sri Lanka.

Our Student

In the present contemporary arena it is essential that management students adjust and adapt quickly to diverse situations also be flexible to work with teams spread across the Globe. The faculty offers Accounting, Entrepreneurship, Human resource management and Marketing specialization areas fully in English which allows to develop the professional skills needed in organizations perform in global markets.

Our Research & Publications

Ruhuna Journal of Management and Finance (RJMF) is a peer reviewed international journal; published bi-annually by the Faculty. The International Conference of Management and Finance (ICME) is organized by the faculty aiming bring together academics, researchers and practitioners from around the world to an International forum to share knowledge and experiences in the fields of management and economics.

Business Clinic

Businesses play a vital economic role in the society contributing to national output and employment generation, more focus should be given to upgrading businesses for the betterment of whole society.

Our University

The University of Ruhuna is one of the leading universities in Sri Lanka. The University of Ruhuna was established by a special presidential Decree on 1st September 1978 as Ruhuna University college fulfilling a long cherished desire of the people of Southern Sri Lanka. Today the University of Ruhuna has a proud history of about 40 years and the University consists of 10 faculties and 57 departments.


Digital Disruption 2019

The Digital Disruption 2019, organized by the faculty was held on 16th of August 2019 at Weligama Bay Marriott Resort & Spa. The event was aimed at creating a platform to explore opportunities available in the modern digital economy. Basically, the forum focused on some critical aspects of digitalization with the views of experts in the area. Prof. Rotem Shneor, Mr. Thilak Piyadigama, Mr. Dulith Herath,Mr. Parakum A. Pathirana,Mr. Nalaka Gunawardene, and Mr. Chaminda Dilhanake Hettiarachchi participated in the event as the panelists.

ADCON 2019 Technical Workshop

he Technical Workshop of ADCON 2019 ;an advertising competition organized by the Department of Marketing, was held on 26th of September 2019 at Unilever Sri Lanka main premises. This workshop was mainly aimed at introducing the competition to contestants.The workshop consisted of three sessions; the first session was delivered by Ms.Sesamy Malwenna on Brand Insights. It was followed by the session conducted by Mr. Nathasoruban Sivapatham on effective communication. The final session of the workshop was conducted by Mr.Ihthishaam Fahim on Digital Advertising.


Accounting and Finance Industry Forum (AFinFO-2019), organized by the Department of Accounting and Finance together with National Economic Council (NEC) of Sri Lanka, was held on 25th of July, 2019 (08.00-17.00) at the University of Ruhuna. AFinFO-2019 targeted at strengthening the link between academia and the industry through bringing the leading policymakers, renowned businesspersons and academics in the field together to create a fruitful dialog. Prof. Lalith P. Samarakoon (Secretary General-NEC), Prof. Hareendra Dissabandara (Deputy Secretary General-NEC), Mr. C. J. P. Siriwardana (Deputy Secretary General-NEC), Dr. Ravi Liyanage (Chariman/CEO Raigam Group), and Mr. Raja Senanayake (Director, Serendib Finance PLC) delivered speeches at the event.

Empowering Small Scale Entrepreneurs

The Project in Collaboration with the Department of Marketing of University of Ruhuna,Department of Samurdhi and the Central bank of Sri Lanka.
A one-day workshop was organized by the Department of Marketing as a partial requirement of the course of study; Strategic Marketing, for the final year students. Aim of this workshop was to assist and support entrepreneurs from the Southern Province of Sri Lanka on marketing their products and services as well as mentor them to achieve their future goals and objectives.

Important Events


ICME 2019, under the theme of “Navigating Cyberspace for Socio-economic Transformation and Redefining Management in Light of Digital Economy.” aims to create a forum for academics, researchers, and practitioners across the globe to debate and share their knowledge on digitalization and its impact on the economy and contemporary management practices.

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Digital Disruption 2019

Digital Disruption 2019 creates a platform in exploring and creating opportunities in the Digital Economy. The forum will cover the most crucial aspects of digitalization and digital economy with the insights of experts who played immense roles in the commencement of this transformation. This exploration will reveal hidden opportunities and open up new paths for researchers, existing and future entrepreneurs.

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Alumni Association of Faculty of Management and Finance

We are pleased to inform all the graduates of Faculty of Management and Finance (FMF), the University of Ruhuna that we have planned on establishing an Alumni Association for our faculty. Undoubtedly, this would be a great opportunity for all of you for a wonderful reunion with your friends and colleagues to share and to recall your indelible memories of university life. We invite you all to join us and be a part of this endeavor.
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