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King Saud University


Establishing Saudi Arabia’s first university was a response to the educational and professional needs of a young nation. Abdulaziz Al-Saud, proclaimed the King in 1932, and began laying the foundations for modernizing his country and establishing an educational system. 


Our mission is to provide distinctive education, produce creative research, serve society and contribute in building the knowledge economy and community through learning, creative thinking environment, the optimal use of technology and effective international partnership.


The Research Chairs Program at KSU completes the scientific research apparatus in important scientific and technological fields, promotes research to world-class standards, and helps foster a knowledge-based society.

It is the vision of King Saud University that KSU’s significant reforms should be internationally visible and contribute to the university’s world recognition. Therefore, they proposed and are currently implementing a well structured, visionary and pragmatic work plan in order to achieve the University aim in becoming a research-led institution.

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University Ranking

Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
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QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
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237 40
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World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
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251 100
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Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
213 53
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.

Housing services

Housing  Services Department is one of the most important departments in Corporate of Support Services Department at King Saud University Medical City.  

We oversees 4 housing compounds and accommodates at least 3.000 residents at any given time, and we are committed to provide KSU-MC employees with safe, clean, secure and comfortable accommodations, and to ensure a better social environment for all our residents on all levels by providing high quality services, activities and events, in addition to setting high performance standards on an ongoing basis.

Library services

Sophisticating library services to the best level possible while overcoming all the difficulties that lie or potential.

Student clubs

Student Clubs  are important gatherings in which students discover and develop their talents. In addition, they encourage student ingenuity and creativity. The clubs are technical, cultural, social, sportive and artistic centers that give the students the opportunity to practice these activities inside and outside the University. The clubs encourage students to disclose their creativity and present their achievements to become assets to their country.

  • Saudi central board for accreditation of healthcare institutions (CBAHI)
  • College of American Pathologists (CAP)
  • Accreditation Canada (AC)

Riyadh, Ar Riya, Saudi Arabia


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