The faculty was established in 1403H corresponding to 1983AD at Omdurman Higher Academic Institute to offer Arabic language program of an originality-based methodology. The faculty has occupied a superior status amongst the specialized faculties of the university post the establishment of the University of the Holy Quran and Islamic Sciences which coincided with the revolution of Higher Education in 1990. Such status is no doubt attributed to this faculty because of serving Arabic and Islamic heritage in addition to the fact that Arabic is the language of the Holy Quran and the vessel of Islamic civilization.