Al Neelain University is a vital outcome of the 1993 higher education revolution, resulting in the sudanization of Cairo University, Khartoum Branch that same year. The Khartoum Branch was founded by the Egyptian government in 1955 with four faculties (Arts, Law, Trade and Science), and continued to function as such until it was renamed Al Neelain University in 1993 and ten new faculties added to the original four. Continuous development at both horizontal and vertical axes enabled the University to expand further to over 20 faculties, five research institutes and about 30 researchcentres. This allowed it to become one of the most renowned Sudanese universities, recognized nationally and internationally. Its curricula and syllabuses cover most known educational fields including medical, technical, sciences and humanities. There are around 90,000 students, of which 10,000 are postgraduates. The university has many signed agreements and collaborations with local, regional and international academic institutes and organizations.
Al Neelain University was established as an extension of the Khartoum branch of Cairo University in 1993.
The Faculty of Medicine and Biological Sciences was created on the 3rd of August 1998.
The initial batch was accepted for the academic year 98/99 and the duration of the study altogether is 6 years. It was set up each of the high schools of nursing and dentistry and physiotherapy in the years 2003 and 2005, respectively, in 2013 they were promoted to the faculties of those schools stand alone
In 2013 Bashaeer Hospital joined the Faculty to contribute to the educational process and the provision of health services to patients. Up to now, the college has seen the graduation of 13 batches and more than 800 students
Proud of the college of possessing a proven track record of graduates pioneers who were able to pass the national , regional and international programs smoothly and easily, and have proven themselves in all training programs in America and Europe and various Arab countries,, and finished to successful doctors and developers to the field .