Faculty of Engineering Rabigh Branch

Faculty of Engineering

About the College

The Faculty of Engineering - Rabigh (FER) was established in 2009 by a Royal Decree of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz, and the President of the Council of Higher Education. The objective of establishing this branch is to have a direct impact on the development of industrial community in Rabigh district and its vicinities. For that purpose, Dr. Saud Abdulaziz Gutub was appointed as the first dean of this Faculty and he immediately began to enlist and recruit the services of several renowned faculty members who have wide and excellent experience in specialized engineering fields to establish the following departments: 1. Chemical and Materials Engineering 2. Civil Engineering 3. Electrical Engineering 4. Industrial Engineering 5. Mechanical Engineering .

Since FER establishment, the faculty, staff, and administration members have implemented several initiatives to meet changes around the world and industrial needs. As a result, new study plans were designed based on well-known global academic standards to meet the Saudi market requirements.These plans have been approved in 2012 and started to be applied in the academic year 2012/2013 (1434/1435H). Moreover, the faculty policy has been directed to enhance the level of academic education to meet the international standards while developing innovative leaders through appointing newly graduated Saudi engineers and giving them the opportunity to complete their higher studies in highly regarded universities abroad. The faculty also plays an essential role in conducting scientific research and providing training programs with the aim of having a direct impact on the development of industrial community in Rabigh district and its vicinities. Finally, the FER established recently the Architectural Engineering Department, it sixth department approved by the Royal Decree, in order operate beginning of the next academic year.

Words from the Dean

I am pleased and honored to welcome our students and congratulate them on their affiliation to the Faculty of Engineering at Rabigh. I would like to encourage all students to work hard and to acquire knowledge and experience in their field of study and to become distinguished engineers. I also call upon all faculty members and the administrative staff to give their best efforts in their academic and administrative tasks in order to provide a sound educational environment for our students as they are our prior and ultimate objective.

The faculty has taken fast and rapid steps since its inception in 2008. It has completed the establishment of its departments and academic programs with the design of their new curricula and study plans in accordance with national and international standards in order to reach distinctive learning outcomes in the field of science and engineering applications. The faculty also has taken concrete steps in the completion of facilities including up-to-date and top notch engineering laboratories and workshops. Currently, the faculty of engineering is working to acquire both national and international accreditations for all its academic programs to ensure the educational quality of its programs..more

To be pioneers in the field of engineering science and its novel applications
Prepare distinct and competent engineers as leaders in the field of engineering, scientific research, and technology transfer, and to be a role model in the development of local communities of our beloved country