Aspire to Achieve

    •, A researcher, باحث
      A researcher
    •, An undergraduate, البكالوريوس
      An undergraduate
    •, A graduate, الدراسات العليا
      A graduate

Graduate Studies


The vision of Graduate Studies is to produce leading researchers and scientists through education at the best national and international standards, whose creative and original work will help advance their communities through academic, professional and social development.


The Deanship of Graduate Studies and Research endeavours to provide the highest quality graduate programs, driving students to excel in interdisciplinary studies and research discoveries, while equipping students with the necessary skills, toolkits and education necessary for the advancement of their communities.

  1. To be the forefront in attracting and retaining a diverse body of students and continue graduating agent of change by providing a transformative learning experience designed to help graduate entrepreneurs who will create future opportunities and be ambassador of Queen Effat legacy.
  2. Stimulate a progressive and dynamic work environment by ensuring effective leadership principles and transparent governance.​
  3.  Enlarging the scope of national and international accreditations and aspire to achieve the goals of the Saudi transformational plan 2020 in getting Effat University ranked as one of the 5 Saudi Universities among the top 200 institutions in the world.
  4. ​  Provide an innovative, distinctive, and high quality education, which inspires the students’ broad inquiry, intellectual engagement, and service and makes Effat University widely known for its excellence in all its distinctive academic activities.
  5. Cultivate broad inquiry and dynamic learning environment that foster creativity among students, faculty, staff and external community through state of-the-art learning and information resources and services.
  6. To provide and efficiently manage a modern and sustainable working and learning environment that meets the university evolving needs and future growth.
  7.  Achieve and sustain financial stability and strength to enhance the University’s competitive position.
  8. Maintain and enhance efforts to recruit, nurture, and retain a diverse faculty and staff in order to make Effat community a place of choice.
  9. To foster a vibrant, successful and interactive research community that generates ideas and discoveries leading to intellectual property, enterprises, socio-economic prosperity and financial wealth, thereby realizing the objectives and aspirations of the Saudi 2030 vision.
  10. Develop and support a culture of service through national and international long-term productive partnerships and collaborations that support the community and strengthen the university.


Through its Graduate Studies programs, Effat University aims to graduate leading scientists and researchers at top national and international standards whose creative and original work will help in advancing their communities academically, professionally and socially.​

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