Umm Al-Qura University

Umm Al-Qura University


- 2018/10/29

The Physical Education Department was established in 1407 Hijri in the Teachers College affiliated to the Ministry of Education and started with the bachelor program in Physical Education that was applied on a sound scientific ground. Many students were graduated from the College and many proceeded with their university studies. The Physical Education Department flied to new horizons after the college was renamed Al-Qunfudhah University College and was affiliated to Umm Al-Qura University in 1428 Hijri. Light was shed on the importance of in-class and out-of-class physical and sports programs in line with the technological revolution, and driven by the belief in the importance of developing the curricula to improve quality of graduates to be up to the latest advancements. Number of students in the academic year 1434/1435 Hijri reached 489 students.



Achieving leadership and distinction in physical education and sports through the academic, training, research and advisory programs that cope with the latest developments and meet the requirements of the labor market in sports and physical education according to international criteria.



Preparing and graduating students with social, cultural and physical skills and potentials who are well-aware of the main theories and its applications to be up to their roles and responsibilities in supporting and attending to citizens in educational and cultural institutions. The Department mission is also to improve the professional level of people working in the physical education field.



  • Preparing coaches who work for clubs and sports institutions.
  • Preparing physical education teachers who work in elementary and secondary schools and who are well aware of the educational, sports and social aspects of their role.
  • Preparing qualified administrative and artistic professionals to take part in the faculty and university activities.
  • Improving the mental and physical health of students to shoulder the expected responsibilities in work and production, and in defending their country.
  • Preparing strong leaders to lead the younger generations and develop the sports field for all sectors of the society in cooperation with the competent authorities.



  • Leadership
  • Distinction
  • High Quality