Umm Al-Qura University
UQU's Key Characteristics
- It is given the name of the Holy City of Umm al-Qura
- It is a long-established university where the College of Shari'ah and Islamic Studies includes the Department of History which is the foundation stone for higher education in the Kingdom. It was founded by late King Abdulaziz bin Abdulrahman Al Saud.
- The UQU is known for its knowledge creativity in the field of the theoretical studies especially the Islamic studies, history and civilizations.
- The university has a distinguished group of teaching staff in the departments of history, and the higher education on history and civilizations.
- It provides a favorable cultural environment and tools for research.
- It is determined to meet high quality standards and achieve the level of creativity with its advanced products.