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.

​​​​Why KSAU-HS

The Benefits of Studying at KSAU-HS

KSAU-HS has undergone a dramatic transformation over a short period.  It has changed from a predominantly teaching institution to a research-intensive university and adopted governance and management systems based on performance and best international practices.  The University has set its sights on becoming a distinguished global university. 

King Abdulaziz Medical City (KAMC-Riyadh) initially began as a provider of high-quality health services, and gradually branched into a pioneering academic institute through the following: 
 High-quality postgraduate residency/fellowship training programs
 Organization and management of local and international scientific conferences, and advanced training programs
 KSAU-HS follows the rules and regulations of the Higher Education Council and the University Council, which is chaired by the Minister of Higher Education. 
 The University has two branches, one in Jeddah in the Western Region and one in Al Ahsa in the Eastern Region.
​KSAU-HS and NGHA provide optimal health care for eligible patients and their dependents.  KSAU-HS provides academic opportunities, conducts research, and participates in industry and community service programs in the health field.  It will also provide educational health programs in an academic setting that fosters excellence in innovative learning, scientific research, compassionate patient care, and community health promotion that will enhance healthcare development nationally and globally. 

Why study at KSAU-HS? 

KSAU-HS is: 
 ​A pioneering and unique academic project
 Applying the best methods of teaching and learning 
 Following a delicate system that establishes special programs for students in line with the needs of the labor market in Saudi Arabia
 Focusing on quantitative and qualitative education in addressing the shortage of qualified national health providers
 Developing a modern ambitious model of scientific research to raise the level of health services
 Contributing to the continuing education programs for health workers to raise their professional competence
 Utilizing available educational health potential in King Abdulaziz Medical City (KAMC) 
 Cooperating with regional and global academic institutions to promote and develop health education