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Due to the scientific and technologic breakthrough witnessed by the world over the past few decades, computer science has become a standard for classifying the development of countries. Therefore, it has become essential for countries all over the world to develop manpower that is skilled in computer science to stay competitive on the world stage.

This is exactly what the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia seeks to achieve. It has exerted strenuous efforts to expand its capability in several key fields, including computer science. It has established universities and colleges specialized in computer science, and started to support such universities with budgets as well as modern laboratories and devices.

Welcome to the department of computer science at Umm Al-Qura University. In 2014, the department has been accredited the ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology) certificate that guarantees that the department is following high international levels of standards and quality assurance measures within all the department's activities. The ABET accreditation lasts for 6 years (i.e. till the year 2020). ABET is a non-profit and non-governmental accrediting agency for academic programs in the disciplines of applied science, computing, engineering, and engineering technology. ABET is a recognized accreditor in the United States (U.S.) by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.


Contact us:

Address:              Second Floor, Applied Sciences (Building G), Abdiyyah Campus, Umm Al-Qura University

                              P.O. Box: 715, Makkah, 21955

Tel.:                       (966) 02-5270000

Chairman (ext.):   3289

Secretary (ext.):   3290



Strategic Plan of Computer Science Department  (Please click here to download the Strategic Plan)