Vision and Mission

Welcome to Faculty of Indigenous Medicine (FIM) – University of Colombo

The FIM is the premier Higher Educational Institute in Sri Lanka that provides instructions in Ayurveda, Unani and Indigenous system of medicine at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. The college of Ayurveda was first started in the Island , subsequently upgraded and affiliated to the University of Colombo in the year 1977 as the Institute of Indigenous Medicine.

FIM produces Medical professionals to meet the challenging needs of primary health care, general health care problems, health promotions and disease prevention.


“To be a nationally and internationally acclaimed center of excellence in Ayurveda Unani and traditional systems of medicine in Sri Lanka.”


“To conduct teaching and research towards dissemination of knowledge in the enhancement of traditional medical systems in Sri Lanka.”