Universities are considered as the main engine for scientific research in addition to the specific research centers. Thus, Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University, which is one of the leading universities in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia, focused on supporting scientific research by establishing high-quality research centers with the aim of improving the outputs of scientific research and converting them into inventions that can benefit human and society in all applied fields.

Accordingly, an administrative decision was issued by his Excellency the president of Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University, Dr. Abdullah Al-Rubaish, based on the authorities assigned to him by law and in accordance with the letter of his Excellency the General Secretary of the Interim Committee of the higher education council No. 248 dated 27/2/1437 AH, and based on the requirements of the public interest, it was decided to establish a Basic and Applied Scientific Research Center at Al Rayyan college complex in order to promote the scientific publication of faculty members, scholars and researchers inside and outside the college.

From this standpoint our vision, mission, and values are as follow:


The University is committed to excellence in basic and applied scientific research to fulfill its mission.


Providing researchers with a stimulating and attractive environment that supports excellence and creativity and supporting distinguished scientific research by conducting research and providing consultations in scientific and professional ways that keep pace with the development of the times and contribute to the production and dissemination of knowledge and contribute to sustainable national development.


B= Belief in Teamwork
A= Accountability
S= Social Responsibility 
R= Respect
C= Creativity

BASRC Strategic Goals

1. Achieving the University's strategic goal of encouraging and supporting scientific research.
2. Providing the appropriate environment for qualitative scientific research.
3. Promoting the concept of comprehensive quality and continuous improvement in all the activities of the Center and the services it provides.
4. Adopting research priorities resulting from the problems of society and finding appropriate solutions to them that serve the national strategic objectives.
5. Follow up on global and local research trends and developments, and guide researchers to them.
6. The dissemination of a culture of scientific research and innovation to researchers and graduate students through seminars and workshops.
7. Cooperation with scientific research centers in various universities and industrial and technical institutions.
8. Engaging with business sectors and national research centers in research and innovative partnerships.
9. Coordinate the participation of researchers in national research directed at the region's most pressing challenges.
10. Increasing financial resources and diversifying income sources to support the Center's continuous development.
Published on: 29 September 2019
Last update on: 03 November 2022
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