Umm Al-Qura University

Umm Al-Qura University

Plagiarism Detection Unit

- 2021/04/29

Objectives of the Unit:

  • Providing a supportive and attractive research environment for the academic staff and postgraduate students at Umm Al-Qura University.
  • Supporting specialization-related research projects, according to the bylaws and executive procedures adopted by the Deanship of Scientific Research.
  • Holding scientific meeting, seminars, and training courses on how to overcome the problems of plagiarism.
  • Offering scientific consultation of a specialized nature.
  • Issuing periodic reports stating the number of research papers which have benefited from this service.

Target Groups:

  • Academic staff and those of equal ranks.
  • Postgraduate students.
  • Researchers at the research centers affiliated with the university.


  • Providing a plagiarism detection e-service to the academic staff and postgraduate students.
  • Organizing periodic awareness-raising workshops on the basics of detecting plagiarism, plagiarism detection software, and the relevant rules.
  • Applying the Scientific Council plagiarism detection rules.
  • Introducing a special program to assist researchers to overcome the difficulties related to plagiarism which they confront while conducting their scientific research.
  • Communicating with researchers to answer questions related to plagiarism.
  • Preparing periodic statistics.

Contact Information:

Supervisor of the Unit: Dr. Hisham Farouq Al-Tuhami Oraby

Email of the deanship: [email protected]  

Address: The Deanship of Scientific Research Building, Umm Al-Qura University, Al-Abdiyyah, Makkah.

Email of the deanship: [email protected]  

Phone number: +966125270000 Extension: 5088