I would like to welcome you to Princess Nourah bint Abdulrahman University (PNU); the first university exclusively for women in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), and the largest university for women in the world.
PNU is focused on employing all resources and efforts to enhance the quality of education and the competencies of its graduates, in order to fulfill His Majesty the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques’ aspirations and goals for the education of the women of our nation.
PNU therefore aspires to become a beacon for science, knowledge, and values. We made it our mission at PNU to become a leading institution in the field of higher education for women, keeping abreast with global developments in the fields of science and technology to develop the education of women in Saudi Arabia, thus enabling Saudi females to effectively participate in social and economic development with the purpose of achieving a better future for our nation.
PNU realizes that it has a sacred task to fulfill. Therefore it continuously strives to achieve excellence and make a difference in the higher education of women. For this purpose, PNU implements the best strategies to integrate the values of education and research with the sense of civic participation and social responsibility, to offer strategic development plans for our academic programs, to implement knowledge and educational partnerships with distinctive higher education institutes throughout the world, and to hold conferences, seminars, and scientific and cultural events that guarantee the development of human resources, providing our students with advanced skills that enable them to face the challenges of the era and to contribute to the establishment of a bright and safe future.
PNU offers diversely rich graduate and postgraduate programs through its 15 colleges functioning in different specializations, in addition to the Preparatory and Foundation Year programs, the Arabic Language Institute for non-Arabic Speakers, and a university hospital where students of the Colleges of Medicine, Dentistry, and other Health Colleges receive their training. The university also includes an extensive central library, a number of supporting deanships, and research and service centers that all aim to support the academic and educational goals of PNU. All this is offered in an attractive environment-friendly setting amidst an atmosphere that is engineered and technically prepared to accommodate the academic and psychological needs of the students.
Finally, I am pleased to invite you to know more about PNU through its e-portal.
May God grant us all success.