Welcome to IBMBB

The Institute of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (IBMBB) is a postgraduate training institute of the University of Colombo. The main thrust areas of activities are MSc, MPhil and PhD programmes. The main objective of these courses is to provide focused training in current areas of molecular life sciences relevant to the development of Sri Lanka and also to encourage young graduates to proceed for further advanced studies leading to PhD.

MSc Programmes

IBMBB will commence academic activities for its 2018 intake of students for MSc Courses in February 2018. MSc programmes at IBMBB include extensive laboratory training, and its graduates are in high demand with some even receiving job offers before completion of the degree programme. Some of the successful MSc students are able to obtain PhD studentships at the IBMBB. All MSc courses are full time and fee levying.

Commonwealth Scholarships

IBMBB is one of the institutes recognized for hosting Commonwealth Scholars by The Association of Commonwealth Universities.
MSc in Molecular Life Sciences and MSc in Cellular & Molecular Immunology programmes are offered by IBMBB for Commonwealth Scholars through the Ministry of Higher Education, Sri Lanka.
Commonwealth Scholarship programme was introduced in 2014 and since then has admitted Scholars from Bostwana, Nigeria and Malawi.

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