Sri Lanka Journal of Social Sciences (SLJSS)


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Sri Lanka Journal of Social Sciences (SLJSS) is published twice a year (in June and December) by the National Science Foundation of Sri Lanka. This journal has been published since 1978. The journal entertains suitable Social Science articles focused on Sri Lanka and/or other South Asian countries. This journal has wide circulation within Sri Lanka and abroad.

SLJSS is currently indexed in SCOPUS and the Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI).

Researchers are encouraged to contribute articles based on recent research. In addition to research articles prepared according to the given guidelines, the journal welcomes review articles and work-in-progress articles describing ongoing research by scholars in Sri Lanka and abroad. Furthermore, solicited book reviews are also published in the journal. The Editorial Board of the SLJSS seeks to develop this journal as a forum for Social Scientists working on Sri Lanka, including those currently working abroad. Being an official publication of the premier government agency responsible for promoting scientific research in Sri Lanka, the SLJSS also provides an important window for influencing policy and action at various levels.

Editorial Board

Submissions can be made on the following categories

  1. Research articles
  2. Review articles
  3. Work-in-progress

Please make your submissions at the journal’s online platform at


Foreign    : US $ 8.50 per issue (postage free)
Local        : Rs. 100.00 per issue (postage free)

Remittance in favour of the National Science Foundation.

Editorial Office

Mrs. Nadeeja Wickramarachchi (Principal Scientific Officer)
Mrs. Sanduni Samarasekera (Scientific Officer)


Editorial Office
National Science Foundation
47/5, Vidya Mawatha
Maitland Place
Colombo 07
Sri Lanka

Tel : 0112696771 Ext: 266