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Sudan
INTRODUCTION
1. Geography
2. Political situation
3. Defense
4. Economy
a. Figures
5. Health
6. Education
a. Universities
7. Demographics
8. Religions
a. Freedom
9. Peoples
10. Languages
11. Human rights
12. History
13. Cities and Towns



























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Index / Education
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The list below show 33 universities as of 2009, corresponding to a university density of 1:200,000 inhabitants, placing Sudan as no. 17 of 22 in the MENA region.
Only 1 university make it to the World Top 6000 list with Webometrics, University of Khartoum at no. 4371. This places Sudan behind most other MENA countries, but ahead of countries like Libya and Tunisia. In this respect, Sudan is with 3% of its universities on this list, ranked 15 of 22 in MENA.
When judging Sudanese education system, lack of information is a problem. Judged from what is available, it appears that many of Sudan's universities lack central qualities associated with such institutions. An overstretch in new institutions cause the qualifications of teachers to be behind many MENA countries, and most institutions have limited facilities. Yet, the growth in recent years, reflect honest ambitions of the government, and what is in the making may be a institutions of increasingly better standard.

Capital area

  • University of Khartoum, Khartoum. Est. 1902.
  • International University of Africa, Khartoum. Est. 1990.
  • Al-Neelain University, Khartoum. Est. 1993. Website Arabic only
  • Nile Valley University, Khartoum. Est. 1990.
  • Sinar University, Khartoum. Est. 1977.
  • Sudan University of Science and Technology, Khartoum. Est. 1932.
  • Alzaiem Alazhari University, Khartoum North. Est. 1993.
  • Bahr al-Ghazal University, Khartoum. Est. 1991.
  • Ahfad University for Women, Omdurman. Est. 1966
  • University of Holy Quran and Holy Sciences, Omdurman. Est. unknown.
  • Omdurman Ahlia University (OAU), Omdurman. Est. 1986.
  • Omdurman Islamic University, Omdurman. Est. 1921. Website Arabic only

    North

  • Atbara University, Atbara. Est. 1990.
  • University of Dongola, Dongola. Est. 1994.
  • Shendi University, Shendi. Est. 1990.

    West

  • University of Dalang, Dilling. Est. 1994.
  • Bakht ar-Ruda University, Ad-Duwaym. Est. 1997.
  • Al-Fashir University, Al-Fashir. Est. 1990.
  • University of Kordofan, Al-Ubayyid. Est. 1990.
  • El-Obeid University, Al-Ubayyid. Est. 2000. Website Arabic only
  • Nyala University, Nyala. Est. 1994.
  • University of Western Kordofan, An-Nahud. Est. 1997.
  • University of Zalengei, Zalengei. Est. 1994. Dead link May 2009

    East

  • Blue Nile University, Ad-Damazin. Est. 1995.
  • University of Gezira, Wad Madani. Est. 1975. Website Arabic only
  • El-Imam El-Mahdi University, Kusti. Est. 1994.
  • El-Gadarif University, Al-Qadarif. Est. 1990.
  • Kassala University, Kassala. Est. 1990.
  • Red Sea University, Port Sudan. Est. 1994.

    South

  • The Catholic University of Sudan, Juba. Est. 2008.
  • Juba National University, Juba. Est. 1977.
  • Nasir International University, Nasir. Est. unknown.
  • Upper Nile University, Malakal. Dead link May 2009





  • By Tore Kjeilen