​ The Vice Presidency for Graduate Studies and Scientific Research aims at promoting the status of the university, through improving graduate programs and their outcomes, and advancing scientific research output for faculty members and students. The Vice Presidency for GSSR seeks to attract talented Saudi faculty members. It also manages the scholarship and training programs for the university staff, and provides learning, teaching, and knowledge resources. The Vice Presidency ​for GSSR commenced its duty upon the consent of the Minister of Higher Education No. (61778) dated on 05/22/1414 AH, the decision of the University Rector ​in charge No. (20193) dated on 22/05/1435 AH, in accordance with the text of the article (29) of the Council of Ministers No. (60) Dated on 06/02/1414 AH.


Supervising departments and deanships of the Vice Rectorate, and following up their work according to the vision of the University.

Supervising the Scientific Council works.

Studying the need to open more postgraduate programs to serve community needs.

Supervising scientific research and directing it to achieve the community goals.

Supervising the provision of scientific resources for students and faculty members.

Supporting faculty members morally and materially in promoting their research activity.

Attracting distinguished Saudi faculty members.

Opening channels of knowledge exchange at the local and international levels.

Supervising interior and exterior scholarship programs in the University.

Supervising scientific publications in the University

Supervising authorship and translation works in the University

Searching for research funds to faculty members and students.

Supervising scientific research periodicals published by the Vice Presidency.