The University Vision:
A beacon of
knowledge: Islamic values and time-honored academic traditions.
The integration of
professionalism and excellence.
in development: Innovation, diversity and continuous academic research
into community service activities
The University Mission:
To enrich society through cultural prominence, scientific
acumen and pioneering research.
The Deanship Vision:
Graduate studies that are assured of having leading status for its all programs and outputs.
the establishment of conductive working environment for all the programs of the
graduate studies and the academic research that achieving effective interaction
among the concerned parties and fulfilling the needs of the society.
Features of the Second Strategic Plan of the Deanship of Graduate Studies
To achieve the
strategies that the university has drawn in its strategic plans, so as to be in
consistence to a number of criteria and regulations that grantee the deanship
integrity and Compatibility of its activities and projects, and the fulfilment
of its aims in the long run .These are:
Functioning within the general strategic aims and trends of the kingdom.
Adjusting its strategies to the university’s general strategies
Its strategies should respond and be in consistence with all variables:
administrative, organizational, and technical within the university.
Its strategies must accomplish collaboration and cooperative fruitful
work with those who have concerns with graduate studies inside and outside
Flexibility so as to adjust itself with present day changes and
The adoption of the society’s needs for knowledge, skills and
modern technical application.
To act as a basic approach for delimiting the deanship’s activities and
Fruitful interaction among all dimensions of the educational process for
students of graduate studies.
The Deanship’s strategic plans is achieved through
designing a number of operational plans which construe the executive framework
of the university’s strategic plan for developing graduate studies, within the
general frame of the project and indicators of the performance of graduate
studies development program, which is one of the programs of KAU’s second
strategic plan, and which the Deanship of Graduate Studies has to achieve .This
program is divided into four projects which are:
To boost Graduate Students’ knowledge and skills.
To enhance Graduate Studies staff members’
To maintain and develop programs of Graduate
To provide appropriate training in research
Every project of these has a team work from within the Deanship of Graduate
Studies and from concerned partners. The Deanship team monitors progress against
our priorities, commitments, and objectives using relevant performance
indicators, benchmarks, targets and facilitates the obstacles.