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Umm Al-Qura University

University Web Ranking

World Rank : 6652

Country Rank : 14 (Web Ranking in saudi arabia)


Founded in 1981. Umm Al-Qura University is a Public higher education university located in makkah, makkah, saudi arabia, asia. The university awards degree in arts & humanities, business & social sciences, language & culture, medicine & health, engineering, science & technology. Internationally Umm Al-Qura University university ranked 6652 in the world. It has ranked 14 in saudi arabia. This 38 years old higher education university admission process is Not reported. It provides admission to Men and Women (coed) and Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission.

General Information

Acronym : UQU

Founded : 1981

Areas of Studies

Diploma Bachelor Master Doctorate
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Important : (Yes) marked indicates university may be offering any one or all degrees such as PreBachelor, Bachelor, Master or Doctoral degree in that area of studies.
The above shown matrix is only the indicative and it may or may not be up-to-date or complete. Please contact or visit university official website for the complete information regarding areas of studies and the currently offered courses

Size And Profile

Control Type : Public

Entity Type : Non-Profit

Facilities And Services

Library : Yes

Housing : Not reported

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University Latest News

Colin Kaepernick's Lawyer Mark Geragos Says Jay-Z NFL Deal Is "Cold Blooded"  AllHipHop

The Roc Nation founder is under fire for a new partnership with the NFL to help change the league's image while giving a boost to the Super Bowl.

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 03:40:00 GMT
Connected kitchens reduce food risk at Queensland Uni  iTnews

Timing is everything in the kitchen, and that's especially true when you've got to keep over 50,000 staff and students fed and healthy. But for the University of ...

Tue, 11 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Work to start on student recreation projects - UQ News  UQ News

The University of Queensland is set to start work on the development of two new student recreational complexes at the St Lucia campus. UQ Vice-Chancellor ...

Fri, 28 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Food safety at your fingertips  Food & Drink Business

A new food safety app is digitising a range of food safety protocols, from fridge and room temperature monitoring, to activity tracking for kitchens to staff, and ...

Wed, 12 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Thirty years since eviction, 4ZZZ is again at the centre of protest efforts  Brisbane Times

Attempts to save the Schonell Theatre are expected to be at the forefront of celebrations as 4ZZZ goes back to its first home at UQ on Saturdays.

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
FaceOf: Dr. Nabeel Koshak, dean of the Prince Mohammad Bin Salman College  Arab News

Inspired by Vision 2030, the goal of Prince Mohammad Bin Salman College (MBSC) of Business and Entrepreneurship is to promote entrepreneurial activities ...

Sun, 20 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Theatre demolition threatens millions in uni donations  Courier Mail

WEALTHY University of Queensland alumni are being urged to stop giving donations until UQ management drops plans to demolish the landmark Schonell ...

Mon, 01 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Student entrepreneurs 'will transform Saudi economy'  Arabnews

Entrepreneurship in Saudi Arabia is flourishing, with specialist university centers helping students to make their dreams of setting up their own businesses a ...

Wed, 28 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
The development and advancement of higher education in Saudi Arabia  QS WOW News

By Prof Abdulrahman O AI-Youbi President King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia. Introduction. I start by quoting the words of King Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al ...

Fri, 01 Dec 2017 08:00:00 GMT
UQ rolls out the welcome mat for students  UQ News

The University of Queensland welcomes more than 10,000 new undergraduate and postgraduate students this week to #UQLife – a fun-filled four-week program ...

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 08:00:00 GMT
UQ Events, The University of Queensland  UQ News

The work of Brisbane-based artist Elizabeth Willing involves performance and participatory explorations of food as art material. The commissioned exhibition ...

Mon, 11 Feb 2008 09:53:12 GMT
UQ bake sale ends in online rape, death threats  Brisbane Times

A humble bake sale that tried to show the gender pay gap has ended in death threats.

Wed, 06 Apr 2016 07:00:00 GMT
University of Queensland condemns 'racist' Facebook campaign for white student union  ABC Local

The University of Queensland condemns a racist Facebook page attempting to garner support for a white student union on its campus.

Fri, 27 Nov 2015 08:00:00 GMT
UQ a hive of activity for Orientation Week  UQ News

The University of Queensland opens its doors to more than 12,000 new students this week, with a host of Orientation Week activities across campuses at St ...

Wed, 25 Feb 2015 08:00:00 GMT
Respect. Now. Always. - UQ News  UQ News

The University of Queensland sincerely thanks all students who were involved in the Respect. Now. Always. survey. UQ Vice-Chancellor and President ...

Tue, 01 Aug 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Wed, 12 Oct 2016 07:00:00 GMT
Gender pay gap bake sale backlash highlights 'trend of online behaviour towards women'  ABC Online

A "gender pay gap" bake sale to be held at the University of Queensland (UQ) during its Feminist Week, which will charge based on gender, has sparked ...

Mon, 04 Apr 2016 07:00:00 GMT
UQ welcomes 11,000 new students - UQ News  UQ News

The University of Queensland welcomes almost 11,000 new students this week, with a range of Orientation Week activities at the St Lucia and Gatton campuses.

Tue, 23 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT
UQ looking to resolve outstanding concerns with student union  UQ News

The University of Queensland and the UQ Union have met this morning to resolve outstanding concerns surrounding the union. Deputy Vice-Chancellor ...

Mon, 27 Aug 2012 07:00:00 GMT
University of Qld students rebel over 'corrupt' election  Crikey

Fierce protests have rocked the University of Queensland's St Lucia campus after the ruling Liberal clique changed regulations to ensure this week's union ...

Mon, 20 Aug 2012 07:00:00 GMT
Democrats Embrace Siraj Wahhaj: Supporter of Cop-Killer, Al Qaeda and Hamas  FrontPage Magazine

In just a few days, the Democratic National Convention “kick off events” week will include its first ever “Jumah (Arabic for gathering) at the DNC” - three ...

Tue, 28 Aug 2012 07:00:00 GMT
Release of Vesicular Stomatitis Virus Spike Protein G-Pseudotyped Lentivirus from the Host Cell Is Impaired upon Low-Density Lipoprotein Receptor Overexpression  Journal of Virology

Production of a vesicular stomatitis virus spike protein G (VSVG)-pseudotyped lentiviral expression vector in HEK293 cells decreased on overexpression of ...

Wed, 02 Sep 2015 07:00:00 GMT
'The Glorious Ranga Mullet' pledges to shave for a cure  UQ News

The University of Queensland's Shave for a Cure secret weapon is a secret no longer. The UQ Union has been promoting that an anonymous campus celebrity ...

Mon, 17 Mar 2014 07:00:00 GMT
Umm Al-Qura University holds meeting to discuss scholarships for upcoming year  Gulf News Journal

Umm Al-Qura University (UQU) in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia recently announced that the Standing Committee for Training and Scholarships has held its 23rd ...

Sun, 03 Jul 2016 07:00:00 GMT
Students rally at the University of Queensland to protest election tactics of ruling Student Union party  The Daily Telegraph

ABOUT 300 angry students have congregated in the University of Queenslands Great Court to protest the use of what they believe are underhanded tactics in ...

Tue, 28 Aug 2012 07:00:00 GMT
Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Pillar Omar Christidis On What To Expect At ArabNet Riyadh 2015  Entrepreneur

ArabNet CEO and founder, Omar Christidis on the KSA entrepreneurial ecosystem and what's ahead of the ArabNet Riyadh 2015.

Sun, 06 Dec 2015 08:00:00 GMT
Uni rocked by student union 'scandal'  Brisbane Times

Queensland's biggest university is considering an audit of its student union after allegations of corruption in its election process. The incumbent conservative ...

Sat, 25 Aug 2012 07:00:00 GMT
These Australian feminists got threatened with rape, death for making a certain point with cupcakes  Washington Post

"I'd punch a chick if she winked at me at the bake sale," one online commenter wrote.

Wed, 06 Apr 2016 07:00:00 GMT
Why we chose Brisbane  Indian Link

Two students from India are picked as International Student Ambassadors for this year. HARSHITA SRINIVAS reports.

Mon, 15 May 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Queensland students fear $227 fare evasion fines, blame concession card backlog  ABC Local

Students in south-east Queensland say they face hefty fines on public transport as they wait for a backlog to clear in applications for new concession cards.

Fri, 04 Jul 2014 07:00:00 GMT
Obama’s University of Queensland speech: Student slams ‘scandal’ of ticket allocation

DISGRUNTLED students who missed out on getting to see President Obama speak at the University have complained about the ticket allocation process — with ...

Sat, 15 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT
Former Saddam Aide Seeks to Reshape Iraq's Sunni Insurgency  Newsweek ME

Former Saddam Hussein aide urges Sunnis to unite in Iraq.

Tue, 13 Dec 2016 08:39:42 GMT

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Arts & Humanities

This university may be offering any one or all degrees such as PreBachelor, Bachelor, Master or Doctoral degree in at least one of the following subjects:
  • Applied Arts
  • Classics
  • Design
  • Education
  • Fine Arts
  • History
  • Literature
  • Museum Studies
  • Performing Arts
  • Philosophy
  • Religion and Theology
  • Visual arts
  • Other Arts & Humanities Studies


Business & Social Sciences

This university may be offering any one or all degrees such as PreBachelor, Bachelor, Master or Doctoral degree in at least one of the following subjects:
  • Accounting / Finance
  • Anthropology / Archaeology
  • Business / Commerce / Management
  • Communication and Media Studies
  • Development Studies
  • Economics
  • Geography
  • Law
  • Library and Information Science
  • Physical Education / Sport Science
  • Political and International Studies
  • Social Policy / Public Administration
  • Social Work
  • Sociology / Psychology
  • Tourism / Hospitality
  • Other Business & Social Science Studies


Language & Cultural

This university may be offering any one or all degrees such as PreBachelor, Bachelor, Master or Doctoral degree in at least one of the following subjects:
  • Aboriginal / Indigenous People Studies
  • African Studies
  • American & Caribbean Studies
  • Ancient and Modern Languages
  • Asian Studies
  • English Studies
  • European Studies
  • French Studies
  • Germanic Studies
  • Indian / South Asian Studies
  • Italian Studies
  • Middle Eastern Studies
  • Portugese Studies
  • Russian / Eastern European Studies
  • Spanish Studies
  • Other Language & Cultural Studies


Medicine & Health

This university may be offering any one or all degrees such as PreBachelor, Bachelor, Master or Doctoral degree in at least one of the following subjects:
  • Anaesthesia
  • Anatomy
  • Biomedical Science
  • Dentistry
  • Dermatology
  • Medicine / Surgery
  • Natural / Alternative Medicine
  • Nursing
  • Obstetrics / Gynaecology
  • Optometry / Ophthalmology
  • Orthopaedics
  • Otorhinolaryngology
  • Pediatrics
  • Pathology
  • Podiatry
  • Psychiatry
  • Radiography
  • Speech / Rehabilitation / Physiotherapy
  • Other Medical & Health Studies



This university may be offering any one or all degrees such as PreBachelor, Bachelor, Master or Doctoral degree in at least one of the following subjects:
  • Aeronautical Engineering
  • Agricultural Engineering
  • Architectural Engineering
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Computer and IT Engineering
  • Electronic and Electrical Engineering
  • General Engineering
  • Geological Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Mechanical / Manufacturing Engineering
  • Mining and Metallurgical Engineering
  • Other Engineering Studies


Science & Technology

This university may be offering any one or all degrees such as PreBachelor, Bachelor, Master or Doctoral degree in at least one of the following subjects:
  • Agriculture / Forestry / Botany
  • Aquaculture / Marine Science
  • Architecture
  • Aviation
  • Biology / Biochemistry / Microbiology
  • Chemistry
  • Computer / Information Technology
  • Energy / Environmental Studies
  • Food Science
  • Geology
  • Mathematics / Statistics
  • Multimedia
  • Neuroscience
  • Pharmacy / Pharmacology
  • Physics
  • Textiles and Fibre Science
  • Zoology / Veterinary Science
  • Other Science & Technology Studies

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