North Kordofan State is one of the importance states in Sudan, located in the center of the country. El Obeid is the capital of the state, a famous economic city which is located in a distinct geographical position connecting all other part of the country.
The idea of establishing the University of Kordofan was suggested in 1962 by Mr. El Fatih Ahmed El Nour, the owner and editor of the firstregional newsletter in the country at that time nmaed as "Kordofan Newsletter".
The idea was raised by the minster of education Mr. Mohamed Talaat Farid, the University was suggested to be in the vicinity of Kor Tagat high secondary school, 11 Km east of El Obeid town. The school will be replaced by another one in El Obeid town and it has to be build by community support and efforts.