Welcome to the College of Sciences webpage at Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University (IAU)

It is an honor for me to be leading the College's extraordinary faculty, staff, and students who make up the college and its constituent departments, programs, and research center.

The College of Sciences is one of IAU's leading colleges and it includes four academic programs:  

  1. Mathematics program contains three tracks: Applied Mathematics, Pure Mathematics, and Statistics.
  2. Physics program contains two tracks: Physics and Applied Physics. Applied Physics consists of three sub-tracks: Computational Physics, Condensed Matter and Biophysics.
  3. Chemistry program contains two tracks: Chemistry and Applied Chemistry.
  4. Biology program contains four tracks: Biology, Microbiology, Cell & Molecular Biology, and Environmental Sciences.

In addition, we offer 20 graduate programs (14 MS and 6 PhD degrees).    
Guided by the Kingdom's 2030 Vision, the research programs cover issues of great importance to modern society and they are: Mathematical Studies of real-Life Problems, Statistical Models, Nanomaterial technology, Catalysis, Renewable & Sustainable Energy, Biotechnology & Ecosystem Functioning in Saudi Arabia, Environmental Biology of Arabian Gulf and its Desert.

The Community Services' office enables our students, families, and business community to improve their lives through distinctive educational & training programs, projects & social activities that focus on creating real benefits to fulfill peoples' needs and wants.

We have set up our strategic plan for the next five years and it contains six strategic objectives: Excellence in providing high quality and sustainable educational service, excellence in scientific research by international standards and investment of its outputs in the development of society & the economy, recruitment and development of the educational and administrative staff to achieve excellence, educational infrastructure sustainable development, promoting sustainable social responsibility, and enhancing quality management and ensuring its effectiveness.

Please explore our wonderful and diverse educational and career options. For more information about programs, please contact us at: dean.sci.dam@iau.edu.sa.

Dr. Amal Lafi Al-Otaibi 
Dean, College of Sciences

Published on: 22 March 2015
Last update on: 15 December 2019