About KSAU

King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences (KSAU-HS) is a governmental university specialized in health sciences. KSAU-HS is accredited by the Ministry of Education in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for its various undergraduate and postgraduate programs.


Through the years, our country has witnessed an increase in academic and scientific progress.  Recently, under the leadership of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, and the Crown Prince, His Royal Highness, Mohammad bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, this progress has received tremendous growth. Investment in human resources has always been of the utmost concern to our wise leaders, this is clearly reflected in the goals and Saudi Vision 2030, which is a new phase for our national economy through the involvement of all sectors of the kingdom in its support to the aggregate output and national income. It is a vision that symbolizes a great leap toward the future, maintaining the safety and prosperity of our country.

​Since the time of King Abdulaziz bin Abdulrahman Al Saud, the founder of the Kingdom. The Saudi Kingdom has witnessed continuous development in all spheres of life and has become a country of influence and leadership at the regional, Arabian, and international levels and has become the scientific, health, and research reference for many academic, research, and therapeutic centers.
In recent years, the number of universities and colleges throughout the Kingdom has increased alongside the economic, demographic, social and environmental needs of the country.

The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman, issued an approval of the decisions related to the Saudi Health Council, which reflects his constant interest and the attention of His Royal Highness, the Crown Prince to the health sector and their continuous support in developing, enhancing and improving health services in line with the national Transformation Program and the Saudi Vision. In Addition, the Council will achieve their implementation of public-private partnership programs, the development of a system and legislation between them, and perform a strategic plan related to the partnership model in the health sector.

King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences (KSAU-HS) is considered one of the most important achievements targeting the needs of the country and its citizens in the crucial field of health care. It has continuous support from our leaders and our wise government. KSAU-HS has become a Regional and internationally popular resource through its colleges and specialized health and research centers, and it has developed an integrated and high-quality training environment in King Abdulaziz Medical City in Riyadh, Jeddah, and Al-Ahsa. Additionally, there are clinical simulation centers in the three University cities.

Since the University is completed and its academic structures are in place, it has become an educational institution capable of attracting competent and outstanding students from all over the Kingdom.  The University attracts the best and most qualified faculty and has become a scientific and educational beacon locally and regionally. Moreover, it will be a source of pride for the country and its citizens with God’s help and the care of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz, and his Crown Prince, His Royal Highness, Mohammed bin Salman.

These academic milestones are proceeding with the support and close follow-up of His Royal  Highness, ​Prince Abdullah bin Bandar  Al Saud, Minister of the National Guard, and the Minister of Education, Mr. Yousef Al Benyan.​