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University

of Khartoum
http://www.uofk.edu/

The rootsoftheUniversityof Khartoum (U.of K.)gobackto 1898whenLord KitchenerproposedfoundingacollegeinmemoryofGeneral Gordon.Fundsfortheproposedcollegewereraisedbyprivatesubscription,andtheplansforthebuildingweredrawnbythe Khedive'sarchitect, Fabricus Pasha.Thenewcollege, namedthe GordonMemorialCollege,wasofficially openedin 1902,althoughitwasnotuntil 1903whenthe buildingswere completedandthefirstprimary studentswere admitted.ButtheCollegewasneverintendedtobesolelyaprimaryschool.Asecondarystratawasaddedin 1905forthepurposeoftrainingassistant engineersandland surveyors;andin 1906afouryearcourseforthetrainingofprimary school teacherswasestablished.In 1905Sir Henry Wellcome donatedafully equippedlaboratoryforbacteriologicalanalysis,thusbeganthefruitfulassociationbetween Khartoumandthe WellcomeResearch laboratories.Intheyear 1924theCollege developedintoavocationalsecondaryschool concentratingon teachingthefollowingdisciplines: Shari'a,Engineering, Teachers'Training,ClericalWork,AccountingandScience.Inthesameyear KitchenerSchoolofMedicinewasestablished.Theyear 1936 witnessedthebeginningofhighereducationintheSudanwiththeestablishmentoftheSchoolof Law.By 1940theCollege included schoolsofAgriculture,Arts,Law,Science,EngineeringandVeterinaryScience.EachSchoolwasattachedtothegovernmentdepartmentinwhichthe graduates wouldbe expectedtowork.InJanuary 1945,allthese schoolswerebroughtunderoneadministrationinaspecialrelationshipwiththeUniversityof London.TheCollegewas upgradedin 1951tobecome KhartoumUniversity College.Inthesameyear KitchenerSchoolofMedicinewasincorporatedintheUniversity College.TheUniversityofLondonwassettingthe examinationsand awardingthe degrees.Theoutstanding studentswere awardedbachelor degreesfromtheUniversityofLondonwhiletherestgottheCollege diplomas.

Objectives:
ThemajorobjectivesoftheUniversityaretoascertainnationalidentity,theadaptationofmoderntechnologyfortheserviceof Sudanesesociety,takingintoaccountthediverseissuesofhumandevelopment,trainingthe studentsindifferent specialties,and conductingscientificresearch,particularlythatwhichisrelatedtotheneedsofthesociety.

Location:TheUniversityhasfourcampusesin Khartoumarea.TheCentralCampus,which incorporatestheUniversityadministration,issituatedonthewestbankoftheBlue Nile.TheMedical SciencesCampusisatthesouthernextremityof Al-Qasr Avenue.TheNatural Resources SciencesCampusat Shambat-asuburbof Khartoum-issituatedontheeastbankoftheRiverNile.TheEducationCampusisinNorthern Omdurman.

Faculties:


Facultyof Art
FacultyofEconomicandSocialStudiesFacultyofLaw

SchoolofManagementStudies

FacultyofEngineeringand Architecture

Facultyof Mathematical Sciences

FacultyofSciences

FacultyofDentistry

FacultyofMedicine

FacultyofMedicalLaboratory Sciences

FacultyofPharmacy

FacultyofNursing Sciences

FacultyofPublicHealthand EnvironmentalHygiene

FacultyofAgriculture

FacultyofAnimalProduction

FacultyofForestry

FacultyofVeterinaryMedicine

FacultyofEducation


Institutes, Centresand Units:
InstituteofAfricanandAsianStudies

InstituteofBuildingandRoad Reserach

Instituteof EnvironmentalStudies

Instituteof DevelopmentalStudiesandResearch

InstituteofEndemic Diseases

Instituteof DesertificationandDesertCultivationStudies

InstituteforPromotionof LivestokeExport

Instituteof Prof. Abdalla ElTayebforArabicLanguage

InstituteofPeaceResearch

InstitutefortheStudyofPublic AdministrationandFederalism

InstituteofUrbanStudies

CentreforInformationTechnologyand Communication

CentreofCamelResearch

CentreforEducationalDevelopmentofHealth Professions

CentreofStaffMemberSkillsDevelopment

CentreofDiplomaticStudies

CentreofHealthEconomics

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