Umm Al-Qura University

Umm Al-Qura University

Vision and Mission of the Department of Pharmacognosy

- 2019/10/20


The department aims to develop cutting edge expertise in education and research in natural products, which will make a valuable contribution to our growing knowledge-based economy.


To provide a high standard of education, discovery and research in natural product field that integrates recent knowledge of natural products, particularly medicinal plants, microorganisms and marine, with especial focus on indigenous Saudi Arabian to maximize the benefit of unused wealth of Saudi Arabia flora, in alignment with the Saudi vision for 2030 for the improvement of human health. To contribute actively in health service development and awareness of evidence-based medicine.