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Effat College of Architecture & Design

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​​Effat College of Architecture & Design offers Architecture Program that were developed in collaboration with the University of Miami, Design Program that were developed in collaboration with the Auburn University where students can choose between two concentrations: Product Design and Interior Design​, and the Cinematic Arts Program that were developed in collaboration with the Tisch School, New York University where students can choose between two concentrations: Animation, and, Film Production and Direction. ​In addition to Master program; Master of Science in Urban Design that were developed in collaboration with the University of Miami. The programs which are taught in English, follow the American style in education and delivery based on the liberal Arts educational philosophy.  All students are required to undertake general education to enlarge their scope of knowledge and then specialize in the major that they have chosen for their future career. To prepare the graduates for their future careers as well as develop their research abilities, they have to undergo an internship and produce a piece of research before they graduate.  ​


Effat College of Architecture and Design aspires to be a hub for creative and innovative scholars of faculty and students who contribute through artistic, innovative, and sustainable solutions to the local and global community.


Effat College of Architecture and Design graduates creative and effective leaders who can compete nationally and internationally by integrating core values into the education of architecture, design, and visual media and combining academic study and practicum experience.


  1. Adopting the Saudi 2030 vision in presenting Effat College of Architecture and Design as a contributor to the creative culture nationally and internationally..

  2. Cultivate a dynamic and collaborative work environment through an effective and an inspiring leadership that promotes integrity in managing all the college activities. Achieve national and international accreditation for ECoAD Programs and reach a satisfactory level of national and international recognition.

  3. Provide excellence in all ECoAD distinctive academic activities, which inspire the students’ innovative, creative, and intellectual engagements. Ensure dynamic learning environment that foster creativity among ECoAD students, faculty, staff and external community through state-of-the-art learning and information resources and services.

  4. To qualify the ECoAD graduates to be the Ambassadors of Queen Effat Legacy and agents of change by attracting and retaining a diverse body of students.

  5. Enhancing ECoAD efforts to recruit, nurture, and retain a diverse faculty and staff in order to strengthen the programs.

  6. To obtain modern studios, workshops, and digital labs that encourage ECoAD faculty and students to practice hands-on and practicum creative projects, and maintain constructive financial management by creative use of budget and resources.

  7. Inspiring by of the Saudi 2030 vision, the ECoAD aims to create a vibrant, creative, and interactive research community that generates artistic and production ideas worthy of implementing in the national industry.

  8. Enhance the ECoAD culture of service through national and international productive partnerships and collaborations that support the community and the college.​


    Name Email Phone Position
    Dr. Asmaa 122137910Professor, Dean of ECoAD, and Acting Chair of Arch & MSUD
    Dr. Sajid A. 122137912Assistant Professor, Chair of Design Department
    Dr. Mohamed 122137946Assistant Professor & Chair of Cinematic Arts School
    Dr. Abeer Samy Y. Mohamed 122137914Professor
    Dr. Mohammed 122137913Professor
    Dr. Mohamad 122137742Professor
    Dr. Tarek M. 122137922Professor
    Dr. Mady A. 122137550Professor & Vice Dean of Graduate Studies & Research
    Dr. Haitham S. 122137 7748Associate Professor
    Dr. Ahmed M. 122137935Assistant Professor
    Dr. Hadil H. Professor
    Dr. Ahmed M. 122137737Assistant Professor
    Dr. Mohamed M. 122137905Assistant Professor
    Mr. Ahmed S. 122137941Lecturer
    Ms. Mahassine El 122137743Lecturer
    Ms. Maya 122137930Lecturer
    Ms. Marina 122137736Lecturer
    Mr. Sultan O. 122137908Technician
    Mr. Azeem A. 122137978Fab Lab Technician
    Ms. Sabah J. Assistant