The Virtual Reality Research Center was established in 2014 at Effat University. The VR Center performs research and provides state-of-the-art technology related to Virtual Reality Modelling and Simulation to serve both the global research community and the local community in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
The VR Center and its local and international partners will provide the local and the global community with the specialized expertise to support virtual reality research, education, and applications. Additionally, the VR Center will contribute to the following areas:
The Center has established strong collaborations with several world-leading academic institutions such as: University of Washington, Seattle and University of Miami. These collaborations have resulted in hosting two visiting researchers and conducting a number of relevant research projects.