Umm Al-Qura University

Umm Al-Qura University

Overview of the Deanship

- 2020/06/07


The Deanship of Scientific Research was established at Umm Al-Qura University on 18 Rabi` Al-Awwal 1435 A.H. to be part of the system of deanships represented by the University Council. It is structurally associated and affiliated to the UQU Vice Presidency for Postgraduate Studies and Scientific Research.



The deanship constitutes the local, regional and international research reference in producing and stimulating solid scientific research.



Providing distinguished and pioneering research services for researchers in order to contribute to building the knowledge economy and support decision-making and scientific publishing.



  • Offering research grants.
  • Undertaking the development and regulation of administrative procedures.
  • Providing a supportive and attractive research environment.
  • Strengthening internal and external strategic partnerships.
  • Developing the research skills of researchers.
  • Supporting research services that meet national needs.
  • Establishing research chairs.
  • Achieving financial sustainability.