The Faculty of Arts was established in 1955 and is one of the four faculties of the Cairo University, then the branch of Khartoum. In 1962, the Department of Documentation and Libraries was established, and after the Sudna in 1993, several departments were added: the English Language Department in 1994, the Psychology Department in 1997, the Department of Islamic Studies in 1998, the French Language Department in 2001, and the Department of Archeology in 2008. The total number of students in the college is () admission rate (), annual graduation rate () and ((master's) rate).
Building a knowledge society that achieves sustainable development, well-being and values using ()
Providing high quality educational programs and conducting scientific researches that are up-to-date and distinct and capable of providing the society with knowledge and trained frameworks and preparing highly qualified graduates for the public and private sectors in the fields of philosophy, history, psychology, languages, literature, libraries and libraries. And contribute to the enlightenment of society () through cultural and social activities and the development of awareness to preserve the environment and values.
In addition to the goals of the university as a larger vessel, the college aims to:
Qualifying competent professional frameworks in the fields of philosophy, history, psychology, languages and literature, documents and libraries
Access to scientific knowledge in the fields of philosophy, history, psychology, languages and literature, documents and libraries
Produce outstanding scientific research and processions globally and committed to the priorities and needs of the community
Dissemination of knowledge through the fields of philosophy, history, psychology, languages and literature, documents and libraries in society and interaction with environmental and value requirements.
Linking the college with local, regional and global institutions in philosophy, history, psychology, languages and literature, documents and libraries