University of Colombo – Global University Medical Challenge (GUMC) 2020

An international medical quiz for undergraduate medical students











The quiz participants are eligible to attend the Colombo Medical Congress held from 12- 15th of February 2020 hosted by Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo to commemorate 150 years since inception of the Faculty.

The quiz will be held on the 14th and 15th February 2020 with an evening of fellowship and dinner on the 14th February 2020.

Entrants: All medical schools worldwide

Each medical school can submit one team consisting 3 medical students from their medical school. The quiz will include both preclinical and clinical questions, therefore it is recommended that each team include at least one student from the pre-clinical batches and one student from the clinical batches.


1st prize: $2,500 USD
2nd prize: $1,500 USD
3rd prize: $1,000 USD

Lunch and refreshments on the days of the quiz will be provided


Registration is now (1st of November – 31st December 2019) open.

Registration fee (for International Faculties): 200 USD per team. The registration fee can be paid online here.


For further information, please contact:

Dr. Eranga Wijewickrama (
Dr. Maduka de Lanerolle Dias (