International University of Africa

country rank  4
world rank  4914

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University Overview

Established in 1992, International University of Africa is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Khartoum (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Sudan, International University of Africa (IUA) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Islamic religion. International University of Africa (IUA) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 27 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this Sudanese higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name جامعة أفريقيا العالمية
Acronym IUA
Founded 1992
Motto Alah, Ilim and Istiqama

University Location

Address Madani Road, Khartoum East, PO Box 2469
Khartoum (population range: over 5,000,000)
11111 Khartoum
T +249 (153) 992 432
F +249 (153) 998 991

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office Sudan - Khartoum - Madani Road - PO Box 2469
Khartoum 11111
+249 153996992

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Islamic Islamic

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to International University of Africa's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Sudan

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Sudan Medical Council (SMC)
  • Sudan Engineering Council (SEC)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • International Association of Universities (IAU)
  • Association of Arab Universities (AArU)
  • Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW)
  • Association of African Universities (AAU)
  • Association of Sudanese Universities (ASU)

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019