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About the University

Our university, the latest Saudi university, is characterized by an ambitious strategic vision, the vision of Jeddah University- Saudi Modern University, through which we work to expand in building a new horizon that enables us to succeed in achieving a prestigious international position in light with the increasing competitiveness among national, regional and international universities, and we are distinguished by a focus area that contributes in making the future, as we are an investment in our geographical location, we are working to employ our human and financial resources in developing the field of logistics, one of the most important areas targeted by the Kingdom's Vision 2030. At Jeddah University, we believe that our duty towards this vision is to establish an added value that creates a sustainable impact on the society and economy, and therefore we seek to be a leading national university in quality education, research, innovation, entrepreneurship and community services, and we work to integrate these main activities with distinction in order to become a unique example in the development for universities, based on our strategic plan for the vision of our university emanating from the ambitious goals of the vision of our country. We make every effort to create conditions, a work environment, education and research at the university that can serve employees, students and researchers and stimulate the preparation of a competitive graduate, an innovative scientist, an active member of the Saudi society, and a contributing producer to the local economy, this is by providing academic programs in several disciplines, providing pioneering research opportunities, making partnerships and agreements in various fields of cooperation with the public, private and non-profit national and global sectors, and involving internal and external stakeholders in the development and improvement of all the services we provide, and we are working to promote cultural identity and develop passion, pride, initiative, excellence, responsibility, and respect to be the first choice for future leaders.

Our Story

Learn about the story of the origins of Jeddah University

The strategic plan of the University of Jeddah was designed to lead the university’s objectives and its development process, which is within the framework of the university’s directives and keeping pace with the National Transformation Program and the Kingdom’s Plan 2030, so that the University of Jeddah will be the choice of male and female students. The University of Jeddah is the newest university in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. It was established in 1435 AH, corresponding to 2014 AD, with the issuance of Royal Order No. 20937 dated 06/02/1435 AH approving the decision of the Higher Education Council taken at its (seventy-second) session held on 06/04/1434 AH to establish the University of Jeddah.
Strategic Objectives of the University
  • Adopt strategies for equal learning opportunities that refine students' competencies that enhance employment, job mobility and entrepreneurship
  • Developing the university's structures to provide an integrated educational journey in qualitative disciplines that achieve lifelong learning enjoyment
  • Research excellence in areas of national priority to create sustainable partnerships between science and industry
  • Focus on the field of logistics for national and global competitiveness and maximize impact through the integration of research, development and innovation
  • Building an integrated system capable of achieving financial balance and raising the efficiency of spending while adhering to quality assurance standards
  • Developing projects and processes for an environment that promotes sustainable development and social responsibility
Jeddah University Vision
  • The First Choice for Future Leaders
The Vision’s Message of Jeddah University
  • A leading national university in education, research and innovation by adopting future specializations and skills to prepare a generation of scientists and leaders that contributes to the development of the economy and society

University Values

The University of Jeddah adopts a set of principles that reflect the spirit of work within the university and the culture of dealing between it and external stakeholders, whether at the institution or individual level. It is a binding framework that guides all work in the university community and enhances the cultural identity of students and members of the educational and administrative bodies.
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Passion
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Initiative
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Respect
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Responsible
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Pride
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Excellence
Jeddah University Vision Modern Saudi University
About the vision
Number of university agencies
3
Number of Deanships
5
Research Centers
4
Number of Departments
20
Colleges
19
Number of Scientific Departments
97
Number of Institutes
2
Academic Programs
109
Number of diploma programs
12
Number of Undergraduate Programs
56
Number of graduate programs
39
Academics
2259
Number of members of the administrative body
1373
Male and Female students
22296
Number of male students
7303
Number of female students
14993
Number of Graduates Since the Establishment of the University
45794

Leaders We Are Proud Of

We have leaders who we are proud of and who are a part and essential pillar of the success and excellence story of the University of Jeddah.
We are proud of you at Jeddah University
Jeddah University strategy

Vision of the modern Saudi university

The strategic plan of the University of Jeddah was designed to lead the university’s objectives and its development process, which comes within the framework of the university’s directions and keeping pace with the National Transformation Program and the Kingdom’s Plan 2030, so that the University of Jeddah will be the first choice for male and female students. The University of Jeddah is the newest university in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in the year 1435 AH.

University without walls program
Compact Efficiency and Sustainable Development Program
University focus area program
Graduate Empowerment Program
Empowerment program for gifted and talented students
Academic structuring and future specializations programme
Economic Impact and Value Added Program
Institutional Excellence Program
Research and innovation programme
Digital transformation program
Corporate Happiness Program
Educational staff efficiency program and learning system