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Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University (IAU)

Location Dammam Campus, Dammam Saudi Arabia
Ranking

# =477QS World University Rankings

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69Undergraduate programs

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48Postgraduate programs

About Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University (IAU)

Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University opened its doors to women and men in 1975 with two pioneering colleges - the College of Medicine and the College of Architecture.  Almost four decades later this academic institution has grown into a leading research university with 21 colleges spread throughout the Eastern Province and a student population of over 45,000. 

As a preeminent research-based institution, Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University continues to grow and develop, continually assessing and improving its curricula and expanding its academic capabilities in all disciplines, while at the same time engaging the public in addressing environmental and community challenges.

IAU is one of the most well-respected research institutions in the Kingdom. Our prolific faculty and researchers have made great strides across all disciplines from such diverse fields as medical breakthroughs to advances in environmental architecture.
IAU’s commitment to research is evidenced by not only the juried scientific journals that are published here but the numerous research entities that call IAU their home, including the Deanship for Scientific Research, The Prince Mohamed Bin Fahd Center for Research and Consultation Studies, the Center for Scientific Publications, the Center for Urban Studies and the new Center for Patents and Technology Transfer.

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About Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University (IAU)

Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University opened its doors to women and men in 1975 with two pioneering colleges - the College of Medicine and the College of Architecture.  Almost four decades later this academic institution has grown into a leading research university with 21 colleges spread throughout the Eastern Province and a student population of over 45,000. 

As a preeminent research-based institution, Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University continues to grow and develop, continually assessing and improving its curricula and expanding its academic capabilities in all disciplines, while at the same time engaging the public in addressing environmental and community challenges.

IAU is one of the most well-respected research institutions in the Kingdom. Our prolific faculty and researchers have made great strides across all disciplines from such diverse fields as medical breakthroughs to advances in environmental architecture.
IAU’s commitment to research is evidenced by not only the juried scientific journals that are published here but the numerous research entities that call IAU their home, including the Deanship for Scientific Research, The Prince Mohamed Bin Fahd Center for Research and Consultation Studies, the Center for Scientific Publications, the Center for Urban Studies and the new Center for Patents and Technology Transfer.

 Follow  Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University on Facebook, Twitter, Youtube.

University information

The Office of the Dean for Admissions and Registration at the University is the catalyst for academic progress at the University.  This office oversees most of the students' affairs throughout their time at the university, beginning with the application process, through their tenure as students and even after their graduation. 

Rankings & ratings

Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University (IAU) is one of the top public universities in Dammam, Saudi Arabia. It is ranked #=477 in QS World University Rankings 2023.

QS World University Rankings

  • 2019
    #581-590
  • 2020
    #541-550
  • 2021
    #521-530
  • 2022
    #521-530
  • 2023
    #=477

Ranking criteria

24.9
Overall
5.8
Academic Reputation
3.7
Employer Reputation
81.8
Faculty Student Ratio
2
Citations per Faculty
97.6
International Faculty Ratio
9.2
International Students Ratio
49.6
International Research Network
4.5
Employment Outcomes

Available programs

The University offers an exciting variety of degree programs including associate, bachelor, master, doctoral and credential programs across a broad spectrum of disciplines.  There is something for everyone at the University. Start exploring the endless possibilities for your future with services provided by the Deanship of Admissions and Registration, the Deanship of Graduate Studies as well as explore our degree programs in depth by investigating the individual colleges. 

The Office of the Dean of Graduate Studies at Imam AbdulRahman bin Faisal University was established in 1430 AH/2009 CE.  Imam AbdulRahman bin Faisal University offers 62 different graduate programs, awarding master and doctoral degrees along with diplomas and fellowships.  The College of Medicine is a pioneer in graduate programs among medical schools in the Kingdom.

The Deanship of Graduate Studies identifies functions based on standards of quality and academic accreditation, as well as the requirements of national development plans in order to strengthen the position of the University regionally and globally.

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