The School of Languages was established in 2015 (It was known since 1996 as The English Language Unit, then it was upgraded to an Institute in 2009) in order to coordinate the teaching of English in all schools of the University, to work towards improving the students’ standard in English and to run English language required courses, BA in English language / teaching and postgraduate degrees (Diploma, MA and PhD).  The Institute has four functions; teacher development, student development, material production, services and evaluation.  The Institute is also responsible for administration of all courses of the University Preparatory Programme (English Language Courses, Study Skills, Talent Development and Arabic)