ERC Activities During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Due to the prevailing COVID-19 situation in the country, we are accepting online Submissions until further notice.

How to Submit:

Please submit the soft copies of all the required documents as a single zip file or a single PDF document to the email address This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Please follow the guidelines on submission for the list of required documents. The closing dates of the submissions of documents for each month will be remained as same as previous.

The required payment should be made to the Shroff Counter of the Faculty of Medicine University of Kelaniya and the scanned copy of the receipt should be submitted along with the submission.

One hard copy of each document of the initial submission and the final approved versions of each document should be submitted to the ERC Office when you visit the office to obtain the approval letter. The ERC Office will be opened on weekdays. Please be mindful to follow health advice in entering the ERC Office for the safety of yourself as well as our team.

COVID-19 related Research for Expedited Review

ERC of Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya is fully considerate of the urgency and importance of the hour related to COVID-19 research protocol review. We have a special subcommittee appointed to review proposals related to COVID-19 under an expedited review process. Please follow the aforementioned submission guidelines for submission. In addition, please include a covering letter requesting an expedited review, justifying the reasons for its need.



Ethics Review Committee,
Faculty of Medicine,
University of Kelaniya,
P.O Box 6,
Thalagolla Road,
Sri Lanka

  • Tel :  +94 11 2961267

  • Email:  ercmed@kln.ac.lk