Faculty of Language Studies

Established in 1997, the Faculty of Language Studies comprises of six departments, which offer a number of degree programmes related to language studies for both undergraduate and postgraduate students.

Our Vision

To produce missionaries and scholars who possess the skills to disseminate Buddhism around the world using different languages

Our Mission

To inherit disciplined missionaries and scholars with the knowledge of oriental and other languages who are capable of communicating Buddhism across countries. 

Dean - Faculty of Languages Studies

Dr. Swarnananda Gamage
B.A. (University of Sri Jayewardenepura)
M.A. in Drama and Theatre (University of Kelaniya)
M.A. in Linguistics (University of Kelaniya)
M.Phil. (University of Kelaniya)
Ph.D. (University of Kelaniya)
PDG (University of Sri Jayewardenepura)
Literature Short Course, Birkbeck University, United Kingdom
Teacher (English) Training Certificate, Teacher’s College, Sri Lanka

Senior Lecturer (Grade I)
Official Telephone : +9411 2857783/ +9411 2857786  Ext : 2264
Personal Telephone : +94718338288
Email Address : swarnananda@bpu.ac.lk / kgswarnananda@gmail.com


Department of Pali
Department of Sanskrit
Department of Sinhala
Department of English
Department of Language Skills Development
Department of English Language Teaching(DELT)

Staff Details

Mr. K.S.G. Kothalawala
Management Assistant (Grade III)
Ext. 2265


Mr. W.S. Fernando
Work Aide (Grade II)

Ms. A.B. Maleena Lasanthika 
Work Aide (Grade III)

Mr. T.V. Munasinghe
Work Aide (Grade III)


Event Organized



Official Telephone : +9411 2857783 Ext : 2265
Email Address : fls@bpu.ac.lk

Upcoming Events



30 May - 22 Jun
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26 May - 15 Jun
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24 May - 10 Jun
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10 May - 20 May
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