About the college
The college was established in the academic year 1977/1976 under the name of the College of Education, which was a branch of the University of Tripoli, and thus would be the first college to be opened in southern Libya. The duration of the college was eight semesters, and the college started with three departments, namely: (Department of Arabic Language and Islamic Studies - Department English Language - Department of Philosophy and Sociology). In the academic year 1978/1977 AD, the college combined humanities and applied sciences, in which it opened a group of scientific departments, namely: (Department of Chemistry - Department of Physics - Department of Mathematics - Department of Natural History)
In the academic year 1985/1984 AD, the college specialized in humanities to be called the College of Arts and Education.
As for the academic year 1997/1996 CE, it was named after the Faculty of Arts after it was included in the colleges of the University of Sabha that were established by Resolution No. 187 of 1983.
Vision, mission and goals for graduate studies
Leadership in the humanities with its various branches locally, regionally and internationally
Spreading knowledge and ensuring excellence in scientific research and employing it to serve the community
- Instilling a love for knowledge, seeking to obtain it, and developing the spirit of scientific research in the hearts of students.
- Apply modern standards of performance to measure students' scientific level and skills.
- Preparing qualified job cadres that contribute to the development of society.
- Preparing researchers specialized in the humanities branches to push the wheel of scientific research.
- The development of scientific research in the field of humanities, to contribute to the development and service of society.
- Reviving and preserving Islamic and humanitarian heritage.