In pursuit to create a scientific academic entity recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research aims to prepare qualified and specialized staff in all different fields of knowledge. To meet the needs of society and the requirements of sustainable development, social responsibility, interaction with society and the sincere desire to provide society with competencies characterized by scientific and moral transcendence that provide distinguished scientific and research services, away from any material or commercial considerations. Al-Husseiniya Holy Shrine sought through its university education committee to build Warith Al-anbiyaa University and on an area of forty-eight acres with the participation of the Strategic Projects Department, where the university buildings were constructed north of the Old City on the road linking the holy Karbala City and the capital Baghdad, for a short period not exceeding (5) months.
The official opening of the university with its four faculties (Administration and Economics, Engineering, Law, and Nursing) was announced on September 19th 2017 with a large celebration ceremony at the university headquarters with the blessing and support of the legitimate leadership of Al-Husseiniya Holy Shrine Sheikh Abdul Mahdi Al-Karbalai ( God blessed and guided him ) and in the presence of the Higher Education and Scientific Research Minister, Dr. Abdul Razzaq Al-Issa and the Secretary-General of Al-Husseiniya Holy Shrine Mr. Jaafar Al-Musawi as well as some members of the local government of Karbala and a number of religious, academic, cultural and media figures and the rest of the contributors to the completion of this great edifice.Later on, the University Presidency, with the full support of Al-Husseiniya Holy Shrine, obtained the official ministerial approval for the establishment of the Biomedicine Faculty in it for the academic year 2020-2021, and on that day, the seed of the first ambition was planted and what is coming up is even greater. Al-Husseiniya Holy Shrine, the University Presidency and all those in charge of this great scientific edifice have exerted all possible and impossible to make this educational facility distinguished by all that is unique and qualitative, at both levels of teaching process or the nature of the services provided within the university to students on the one hand and to the scientific staff on the other. In a way to complement all efforts in order to provide the best services and privileges to both sides of the equation within the university.