Umm Al-Qura University is distinguished by its unique location in the Holy City and the excellent academic reputation in the fields of Islamic studies and other modern scientific and applied disciplines.
Umm Al-Qura University provides higher education and graduate studies to enable citizens to contribute to the development of their country in the following fields:
Natural and applied sciences
Humanities, social sciences and languages
Umm Al-Qura University contributes to enhancement of scientific research by conducting and encouraging research and establishing research centers, and suggesting means for provision and satisfaction of present-day needs
Umm Al-Qura University prepares specialized scientists and teachers
Umm Al-Qura University helps other Islamic societies in the specialized education of their citizens in different fields of knowledge