Since the establishment of Yusuf Maitama Sule University formerly (Northwest University, Kano), the faculty of Humanities has acquired the reputation as a leading research and undergraduate teaching faculty in various domains ranging from Islamic Studies,History and International Studies as well as Arabic and English Languages.
The faculty spearheaded partnership of the University with IIIT and Bayero University Kano, to organized an International Conferences on Islamic Universities in 2013 which is now an annual event.
The faculty is currently offering various degree programmes including BA. English, BA. History, BA. International Studies, BA. Arabic and BA. Islamic Studies. BA. Qur’anic Science will soon be introduces under the department of Islamic Studies which will be the first in the country.
To emphasize quality and innovation in the field of Islamic Studies, History, International Stuides and English. To honour the importance of producing excellent human capacity, to be convinced of the idea that the integrated nature of knowledge,unity of God and morality benefits of all stakeholders of the faculty and community.
Development of functional individuals through the inculcation of practical education,morality, self sufficient, theology and cultural heritage.
Yusuf Maitama Sule University Kano is a Kano State Government owned university with a temporary campus located at the center of the city of Kano and a main campus located along Muhammadu Buhari Way along Kofar Kabuga – Kofar Ruwa Road in Kano State, Nigeria.