King Khalid University

On Tuesday 09/01/1419 AH (06/05/1998 AD) HRH Crown Prince–may God protect him- ordered the merger of Imam Mohammad Ibn Saud Islamic University and King Saud University in the Southern Region into one entity under the new identity of 'King Khalid University'. 

Master's Programmes



King Khalid University offers the following research centers:

  • Research Science Center for Advanced Materials
  • Center of Research and Social Studies
  • Prince Sultan Center for Research and Environmental Studies and Tourism
  • King Khalid Chair for Scientific Research
  • Research and Consulting Studies Institute

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University Ranking

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Library services

The University launched a Medical Library which contains more than 7 thousand books covering various fields of medicine.​​

Student Life

Campus life

The University is in Aseer region in the southwestern part of Saudi Arabia. The area of Aseer region is about 80.000 square kilometres occupied with more than 1.600.000 people distributed in seventy- eight governorate and centres.


National Center for Academic Accreditation and Assessment (NCAAA)

Abha, Mintaqat ‘Asir, Saudi Arabia


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