The foundation of Sudan University for Science and Technology (officially known as SUST) goes back to 1952. Nowadays with the contribution of its 19 colleges, 3 centres and 2 institutes, SUST is considered a leading national institution that both addresses and fulfils the scientific and educational needs of the community through the different doctoral, master and high diploma programmes offered by its renounce and well- reputed college of graduate studies.

According to the year 2013 statistics, the college of graduate studies hosts international students from 25 regional countries as well as the USA enrolled in the different and rich programmes offered.

The college of graduate studies has applied a restricted system regarding the doctoral and master degree by research that meets the standards used in world universities to ensure the quality of the studies.