The College of Architecture and Design was established in 2008, initially offering two programs: architecture and Design and city planning and Design. In 2012, a new program was established that awards a bachelor’s degree in Design and Visual Communication.
To be an exemplary and reputable College in the education of architecture, urban planning, visual design, and scientific research in which comprehension and integration of diverse perspectives on scientific knowledge and research skills emerge from engaging global environments.
Preparing highly qualified architects, urban planners, and designers who can excel in local and national markets.
Prepare highly qualified graduates in architecture, urban planning, and Design.
To establish and develop creative programs that rival fast-paced technological developments and copes with market demands.
Provide an ideal educational environment that encourages studying and research in addition to provoking creative and critical thinking.
To foster connections with national and international academic institutions and scientific and research centers.
Build reliable and durable connections and bridges of collaboration with the local community and the industrial sector.
Emphasize the essentiality of ethics and morals in professional practice and enhance the students’ teamwork and communication skills.
- Strategic goals
SG1: Preparing graduates with the best and most modern fields of knowledge, innovation, and culture of continuing education.
SG2: To promote excellence in scientific research, technology development, innovation, expansion of graduate programs and scholarships.
SG3: Providing a diverse, interactive university environment that meets students' academic needs and encourages students' communication skills.
SG4: Strengthening the bridges of cooperation with the local community and strengthening the linkage with industry and labor market to promote the profession's ethics.
SG5: Accrediting the College's programs locally and internationally and taking an advanced position in international classifications.
SG6: Strengthening international cooperation and partnership.