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Saudi Arabia’s Most Magnificent Universities

Saudi Arabia is home to some of the most magnificent and sophisticated universities in the world. Some with their out out-of-the-box designs and architectural touch of savoir flair makes studying here absolutely buoyant.
If you ever get a chance to visit any of these universities, spend some time to go around and marvel at the oh-so-beautiful architecture.

Princess Nora bint Abdul Rahman University, Riyadh

The beauty of this place just makes one never want to miss a single day at university. Being the largest university for women in the world, it is designed to accommodate over 40, 000 students. Their campus is the true definition of luxury and comes with its own driver-less metro transport! The sophisticated and high-tech designs boast a real architectural beauty.

King Abdullah University for Science and Technology, Thuwal

Overlooking the Red Sea, this university is just the place to be. It is known for its award-winning campus and is more than just a university. KAUST is designed with state-of-art fitness facilities, a golf course, numerous fine dining and casual fare restaurants, elementary and secondary schools providing something for everyone.

King Saud bin Abdulaziz University, Al-Ahsa

This university campus showcases a striking combination of modern and Islamic architecture to reflect the essence of Saudi local culture and tradition. Headquartered in its main campus in Riyadh, the university has two other campuses both in Jeddah and Al-Ahsa. All of the campuses are located inside the parameters of King Abdulaziz Medical cities, and are overseen by the Saudi National Guard Health Affairs.

King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah

This university is one of the top universities in the Middle East. Beautifully built with fountains, vast spaces and a beautiful atrium, this university also boasts Islamic architecture detailing. The campus reflects the Islamic and traditional Saudi Arabian values.

Al Yamamah University, Riyadh

This university houses a Microsoft innovation center and the SABB Investment Research Center within its boundaries. Not only does it look splendid when the lights are up, but it maintains two separate campuses for its male and female students with topnotch facilities for its students. Whether it’s a mosque, a gym or bowling alley, you name it! This place has it all and gives you all reasons to love studying here.

Umm Al Qura University, Makkah

Based in southeast Makkah, their campus overlooks Mount Arafat. This university is a scientific, and cultural institution interested in Islam, and the consolidation of Islamic perceptions in various fields of science, and arts. The extensive university campus is clearly a breathtaking site. The long hall decorated with arches is reminiscent of Islamic architecture.

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