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Leadership in chemistry and its applications for contributing in building knowledge society.more
To provide high quality education, research, and training with practical experience in chemistry that is responsive to enhance the knowledge-based economy.more
Achieving excellence in chemistry education. Fostering attractive academic and research environment for distinguished faculty members, staff and students. Preparing students to have excellent knowledge sought by employers. Providing the scientific community with high impact researchmore
About the Department
The Department of Chemistry is one of the oldest departments in the university where it was founded in the same time of the establishment of the Faculty of Science in 1378 AH (1957), and is one of the largest departments not only at the college level, but at the university level, where it serves most of the university faculties.
The department has more than 180 employees (men and women) distributed among faculty members and support staff of lecturers, assistants, research assistants, technicians and administrators.
The department contains (30) research laboratories, including many research instruments, and (24) laboratories for teaching students, including many modern educational devices.
In the field of research, there are five research chairs and ten research groups producing hundreds of outstanding research papers annually, and they have completed dozens of patents.