The vision statement of the Institute for Research and Medical Consultations (IRMC) establishes:

  • Leadership – Achieve leadership and expand the horizon of scientific research based on originality and effectiveness.
  • Excellence – To make best use of resources and produce state-of-the-art research and geared toward serving the community.
  • Global -  To build & sustain global research networks and collaborations.


The key missions of the IRMC are:

  • To make scientific research at the University to be a national and a regional reference while aspiring to be an international leader through science and knowledge.
  • To train faculty and clinicians in applied research and educational programs at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
  • To raise the level of excellence with a continuing growth in all research departments.
  • To build a team of inspired researchers, working for the achievement of IAU’s Research Strategic Plan 2015-2025.


To realize IRMC’s mission and vision, following objectives are to be achieved:

  • Activate the Institute’s community participation through providing community-relevant services from each research department.
  • Cooperate with other departments and colleges of the IAU to foster joint research.
  • Contribute in research activities nationally as well as globally, simultaneously Providing a forum for the exchange of knowledge, research collaborations and experience through the process of conferences, seminars, workshops and publications.
  • Achieve and sustain a great number of scientific publications.
  • Achieve a high level of original scientific research at both national and international levels.
  • Contribute to the knowledge based economy and the privatization of the research output.
  • Execute research that will resolve environmental challenges raised from growth and development of oil and petrochemical industry in the region.