Ministry of Higher Education

The Ministry of Higher Education is responsible for all universities and institutes of higher education in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

The purpose of education in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is the sound and complete understanding of Islam, inculcating and disseminating the Islamic faith and promulgating Islamic values, instruction and ideals to students, as well as enabling them to acquire different aspects of knowledge and skills, developing constructive behavioral trends, reforming society economically, socially and culturally, and preparing individuals for a useful and constructive role in society.

Based on this policy, the aims of higher education in the Kingdom represent Islamic principles and values, while ensuring and complementing the general aims of the comprehensive development plan.

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