We strive for excellence in our scholarship and teaching, and we seek to cultivate in our students a dedication to the highest standards in their endeavors. We are therefore committed to collaboration within and across disciplinary boundaries, and to sustaining professional links with relevant local, national, and global academic and professional organizations.
Summary of Aims of The IOUCM, affiliated with Medicina Alternativa (Alma Ata, 1962):
- To advance the scientific study and professional practice of Medicines, by encouraging its development by promoting research, living high standards of professional ethics, competence, conduct, education, qualification and achievement among practitioners
- To carry out the promotion and the dissemination of knowledge and philosophy of Medicines through local and International Meeting, lectures, seminars, workshops, reports, papers, discussions, publications and professional contacts
- To encourage a wide interest among the public and Medicines and all ancillary areas of knowledge and practice
In 2016, Department of Psychology at the OIUCM in partnership with the Institute of Mental Health (IMH) in Colombo launched its 2.5 to 3 Year 136 Credits Part-Time Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology and Behavioral Science program headed by Dr. Sir Romesh Jayasinghe and his academic team of lecturers and professional consultants.
The Open International University for Complementary Medicines
Ceylon Holistic Centre
No. 220 Thimbirigasyaya Road
Colombo 5, Sri Lanka