Umm Al-Qura University

Umm Al-Qura University

Message from the Head of Chemistry Department

- 2019/10/14



Praise be to Allah and peace and blessings be upon the Messenger of Allah.

Chemistry is one of the natural sciences that man utilized and researched long time ago. It has played a significant role in many fields affecting human life. Nowadays, this science still plays a significant role in the progress of civilization, in many of its facets.

The members of the department have exerted their utmost efforts to achieve the Department's programs and plans of the previous year at the highest level of quality. This report documents the most important events and activities achieved by the department, which fulfilled the requirements of institutional national accreditation resulting, by the grace of Allah the Almighty, in the university obtaining institutional accreditation..

The Department of Chemistry obtained international accreditation from the German accreditation agency, ASIIN, for five years till 2023. This demonstrates that the department is heading in the right direction, on both the academic and research levels. This is definitely a motive towards continuation in application of quality and building future plans whose aims are perfection and development that benefit our students, our sons and daughters who are the pillars of future.

On the level of the laboratory fixtures, the department was featured by obtaining the most analytical devices in the field of Chemistry for its students, a matter which will contribute to a qualitative progress - Allah willing- in teaching the scientific courses. The department played a remarkable role in serving the community by holding many training courses, field visits, and awareness-raising lectures in cooperation with the Directorate of Education in the Makkah Region and other sectors.

Many thanks are due to all our partners in success, including His Excellency the UQU President, and each academic, administrative, and technical colleague in the department for their tireless dedication.

Head of the Department of Chemistry

Dr. Isma`il bin Ibrahim Al-Thaqafi