The Vice-Chancellor of the University issued a decree in June 2010for a committee to prepare a proposal for the establishment of an English Language Institute (ELI) at the University of Khartoum. The Senate of the University passed a resolution for the establishment of the English Language Institute on November 2010. In December 2010 the University Council issued the final decree for the establishment of an English Language Institute with following aims:
*To foster the learning of English language through various other programmes on demand to serve U of K community as well as the Sudanese society.
*To play a vital role in developing and carrying a rigorous programs for in-service teacher training.
*To play a vital role in activities related to research and scientific investigation.
*To contribute to raising standards in English language within the Higher Education sector
*To provide vital services to the academic community such as translation and editing services.
Head of Post-graduate Studies and Research Unit
Abuelgasim Sabah Elsaid Mohammed Ibrahim (M.A.)
Head of Information and Publication Unit
Ibrahim E. Mohammed (M. A)
The vision of the ELI is to become one of the leading English language institutes at both national and international levels by placing quality as its most important goal in all activities and setting standards of excellence in innovative curricula design, teaching, professional development, and international academic cooperation .
The English Language Institute (ELI) was established in 2010 with the mission of working towards improving the delivery of English Language training and research services at the University of Khartoum and Sudan as a whole.
The ELI is to teach extensive English language courses through a broad curriculum that provides an optimal learning environment, and equips undergraduate and postgraduate students with the necessary knowledge and skills to excel in their academic, professional and social settings.
ELI also fosters the learning of English language through various programs scheduled on demand to serve Sudanese community