Honorary Degrees Conferred by the University of Colombo
NameDegreeDate of Convocation
Dr. Gamini CoreaDLitt27.08.1979
Dr. RM SalasLLD27.08.1979
Prof. DA RanasingheDSc27.08.1979
Prof. AW MailvaganamDSc22.12.1980
Mr. K RajendraMA22.12.1980
Mr. JC FernandoMSc22.12.1980
Mr. PAS PeraraMSc22.12.1980
Mr. S NagamuttuMSc22.12.1980
Dr. PR AnthonisDSc19.12.1981
Dr. MAV DevananthanDSc19.12.1981
Prof. MUS SultanbawaDSc19.12.1981
Prof. JE JayasuriyaDLitt18.12.1982
Mr. JA SamarawickremaMA18.12.1982
Prof. CG WeeramantryLLD16.12.1983
Prof. Milory PaulDSc16.12.1983
Prof. CC de SilvaDSc16.12.1983
Prof. MB AriyapalaDLitt15.12.1984
Prof. T. NadarajaDLitt15.12.1984
Dr. RD SternDSc15.12.1984
Mr. Lester James PeriesDLitt27.07.1985
Prof. Richard BerendzenDSc27.07.1985
Mr. Walvin A De SilvaDLitt27.07.1985
Mr. HW JayawardenaLLD27.07.1985
Prof. THB SymonsDLitt14.12.1985
Prof. SR KottegodaDSc14.12.1985
Prof. BA AbeywickremaDSc14.12.1985
Mr. V Tarzie VittachiDLitt11.07.1986
Dr. Hayden WilliamsLLD11.07.1986
Prof. V SivalingamDSc19.12.1986
Dr. Arpad BogschLLD18.12.1987
Prof. Stanley WijesunderaDSc15.12.1990
Prof. Pearlyn PereiraDSc15.12.1990
Prof. TBH AbeyasingheDLitt15.12.1990
Prof. PPGL SiriwardeneDSc13.12.1991
Prof. NG BaptistDSc13.12.1991
Dr. CHB ReynoldsDLitt13.12.1991
Prof. S ShanmugaratnamDSc07.07.1993
Prof. SU KodikaraDLitt23.06.1994
Prof. ML MarasingheLLD23.06.1994
Prof. CG UragodaDSc.23.06.1994
Prof. MLT KannangaraDSc23.06.1994
Prof. OW JayaratneDSc23.06.1994
Mr. GGDSP GunatillekeDLitt23.06.1994
Prof. ADV deS IndraratnaDLitt02.10.1996
Prof. N KodagodaDSc02.10.1996
Prof. R.S.RamakrishnaDSc10.07.1997
Ven. Dr Jiun AokiDLitt10.07.1997
Prof. LS PeraraDLitt05.08.1998
Prof. AA HooverDSc05.08.1998
Hon. Justice Dr Ranjith AmarasingheLLD05.08.1998
Dr. Neelakandan TiruchelvamLLD29.11.2000
Prof. Senaka W BibileDSc29.11.2000
Dr. Kamani N MendisDSc29.11.2000
Prof. Laksiri JayasuriyaDLitt29.11.2000
Prof. Swarna JayaweeraDLitt29.11.2000
Hon. Justice Mark FernandoLLD04.10.2001
Prof. P. W. EpasingheDSc2002.12.03
Prof. J. B. DissanayakeDLitt2003.03.04
Prof. G. D. WijayawardhanaDLitt200303.04
Prof.  S. RupasingheDLitt2004.03.30
Dr. A.S. SeneviratneDSc2004.03.30
Vidyajothi Prof. V.K. SamaranayakeDSc2005.01.06
Prof. Yogambikai RasanayagamDLitt2005.01.05
Prof. Savitri GoonesekereLLD2005.01.05
Deshabandu Prof. A. H. SheriffdeenDSc2005.01.05
Viswa Prasadini Prof. Emeritus Colvin GoonaratneDsc2005.01.05
Dr. Lal Senaka PereraDLitt2006.03.07
Deshamanya M.D.D. PierisDLitt2006.03.07
Deshabandu Tissa AbeysekaraDLitt2007.06.29
Prof. Lennart HasselgrenDSc2007.06.29
Mr. Christopher PintoLLD2007.07.30
Prof. W.D. LakshmanDLitt2008.04.29
Prof. Kusuma KarunaratneDLitt2008.07.07
Deshamanya R.K.W. GoonesekereLLD2008.07.07
Vidyajothi Prof. Eric.H. KarunanayakeDSc2008.07.07
H.E. Mahinda RajapaksaLLD2009.09.06
Mr.Gotabaya RajapaksaDSc2009.09.06
Hon. Michael Kirby, AC,CMGLLD.2010.07.21
Prof. Calyampudi R.RaoDSc.2011.07.28