Biological sciences are one of the most fascinating fields of study available to students in the Biology Department in the College of Science at Imam Abdulrahman bin Faisal University. Students are awarded a bachelor's degree in Biology. The Department also offers a Master of Science in Zoology, Botany or Microbiology.


Excellence, leadership, and innovation in biological sciences locally, regionally and globally.


Providing a high-quality educational program to prepare innovative competent graduates in biological sciences and research that enhance the sustainable development of the Arabian Gulf region resources and provide solutions to community issues.

Mission and Vision Philosophy

In the Biology department we strive to prepare a scientifically competent graduates in the biological sciences. Our graduates are equipped with the knowledge and skills that would allow better serve the local, regional, and global community and solve its problem and ensure the sustainable development of its resources. The focus of the biology program on the Arabian Gulf because of its location on the Gulf shorelines. Furthermore, the Arabian is known of its unique terrestrial and marine biodiversity, the wealth of its oil, agricultural resources.


Loyalty, Excellence, Teamwork, Transparency, Diversity, Creativity and Social Responsibility.


  1. Create an environment of quality education in biological sciences.
  2. Offer students the opportunity to gain knowledge and skills needed to engage into various Biology professions in industry, scientific inquiry, and foster life-long learning
  3. Build a culture for research and strengthen relationship with the community.
Published on: 15 May 2014
Last update on: 30 September 2021
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