Umm Al-Qura University

Umm Al-Qura University

Developmental Project to Re-structure the UQU College of Islamic Economics and Finance

Today, Tuesday, His Excellency the UQU President, Prof. Abdullah Bafail, inspected the educational environment and its equipment at the College of Islamic Economics and Finance in the University City in Al-Abdiyyah.

His Excellency expressed appreciation for the support given by the wise leadership (may Allah safeguard it) to the educational and research process at Umm Al-Qura University. He also praised the high quality academic programs offered by the College of Islamic Economics and Finance, which reflect the Islamic civilization and the advanced knowledge in the field of Islamic economics and banks.

The UQU President stressed the importance of quality in educational and research outcomes in order to contribute to fulfilling the needs of the labor market and serving the nation and society. He also praised the developmental project to re-structure the college in a way that is in line with the university's strategic plans.

His Excellency Prof. Abdullah Bafail was accompanied on his tour by the Dean of the College, Dr. Muhammad bin Samman; the Vice Dean of Postgraduate Studies and Research, Dr. Abdullah Al-Jabri; and the College Vice Dean for Educational Affairs, Dr. Abid Al-Abdali. It is worth mentioning that the number of students affiliated to the college amounts to 3000, who are enrolled in the four academic programs offered by the following specializations: economics, banks and financial markets, finance, and insurance, in addition to the Master's and PhD programs in Islamic economics.

It is worth noting that the college is implementing a developmental project to re-structure itself and to expand its academic programs in the specializations required by the labor market. This is in order to create patriotic generations with academic and professional qualifications, and to develop scientific research.