nEUROcare – a European initiative for capacity building to meet the challenges of caring for people with neurodegenerative disorders in Sri Lanka

It is a project aimed for the Capacity Building in the field of Higher Education (CBHE). This is a joint project through the main coordination of Kristianstad University (Sweden) with partner Universities in Europe and Sri Lanka namely University of Triskelion (Norway), University of Ljubljana (Slovenia), University of Tartu (Estonia), Neapolis University Pafos (Cyprus), University of Colombo (Sri Lanka), University of Ruhuna (Sri Lanka), University of Peradeniya and Kotelawala Defense University (Sri Lanka).

The project addresses the essential priorities set by the CBHE, Curriculum development in “health” is of a priority in Asia, considering the neurodegenerative diseases (NDD) as significant health problem in near future. The ultimate target of the programme is to establish a postgraduate education programme (Masters of NDD) by coursework in each Sri Lankan partner Universities with the accreditation and approval from the University Grants Commission, Sri Lanka and before the end of the project time life the academic programme and be implemented continuously.

The project proposal has been approved for granted funding by the European Union and the total grant of the project is 828,236.00 EURO with three years’ time duration starting from February 2022 to January 2025.