The Department of Archaeology
was established in 1971 as a research unit, them to a full a department in 19 being the first in of its kind in Sudan.
Even since it evolved in training student in the various sub - field of archaeology, teaching diverse courses from Paleolithic to ottoman and from china to Mexico.
The staff is involved in field project providing many opportunities for the student to join field and laboratory experience.
The department offers B.A, M.A, and PhD degrees in a wide range of topics.