The University of the Holy Qur’an and Islamic Sciences was founded under the University of the Holy Qur’an and Islamic Sciences Act enacted by the National Salvation Revolution Government in 1990. As of 21.11.1410 H corresponding to 14.9.1990 AD, the university located in Omdurman city, has become an academic institution and a body corporate with perpetual succession and a common seal with authority to establish branches in the other states.