The Bandaranaike Centre for International Studies, commonly known as the BCIS, is the academic-wing of the S.W.R.D. Bandaranaike National Memorial Foundation, a statutory institute established under Act of Parliament No. 2 of 1975.
The BCIS is a non-profit, tertiary level education institute specializing in all aspects of international relations including training, research and advanced studies.
We thrive to achieve excellence in disseminating knowledge, training and policy interventions in international relations and global politics. Global politics and political challenges in the current context has made BCIS adopt evolutionary strategies to reinvent itself always providing the best and crucial education and research in the academic discipline of International Relations.
This visionary thinking is put into practice targeting the Sri Lankan citizens. BCIS is a unique organization which is promoting international peace, diplomacy, knowledge of global politics through an education system that is accessible to any citizen in Sri Lanka irrespective of any difference in education or social cultural background. We are the citizens gateway to learning and ideologically enhancing the minds of our citizens on the importance of knowing, learning and critically engaging with International relations.
The Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall being the very first purpose built convention center in Asia combines the best of professional conference facilities with the once in a life time opportunity to visit an island known as the paradise on earth - Sri Lanka!