Founded in1396H, the Department is the first of its type at the level of the universities in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) States.
King Abdulaziz University represented by the College of Education in Makkah established the department of art education in 1396H pursuant to the college board decision issued in this regard in RabeiI 1 1396H.
At the beginning, the specialties and tasks of the department were undertaken within the faculty of education which was established in 1385/1386H. Then it was subdivided into two departments.
Department of Islamic Education and Comparative Studies is one of the departments of the graduate studies in the college of education established in the academic year 1982/1983. In 1404 H the department was separated from other departments and took the name of Department of Islamic Education and Com
On the 30th of Dhul-Hijjah 1429H, the Council of Higher Education issued the decision No.