“To be a center of excellence of national and international repute, building synergies between knowledge, resources, research, education and social activity in the fields of Humanities and Social Sciences.”


“Recognizing the need to strengthen and upgrade teaching and research at all Sri Lankan universities, Realizing the need that universities should contribute to the development of the country and society through research and policy inputs, NCAS shall support both theoretical and applied postgraduate, post-doctoral and other research in the Humanities and Social Sciences and promote advance thinking and creative originality by motivating and rewarding academics in that direction. NCAS will be an apex body within Sri Lanka’s university system networking with national and International organizations to achieve its objectives.”