The University started functioning in November 2002 by taking over two federal government colleges, namely Federal Urdu Science College and Federal Urdu Arts College, in Karachi which were established in 1949 by Baba-e-Urdu Dr. Abdul Haq. His mission was to promote Urdu as teaching and also as national language. The principal seat of the University at Islamabad commenced its teaching programs in November 2003.
The university has following campuses:
Near Zero Point, Islamabad
Tel: (0092-51) 9252866
MSC Block, Block #9
University Road, Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Karachi
Tel: (0092-21) 99244141-9