King Khaled University signs cooperation pacts with Dutch university 

RIYADH - As part of activities of the ongoing international exhibition and conference on higher education in Riyadh, King Khaled University has signed a number of contracts aimed at upgrading its academic level and educational programs in line with the directives of the Ministry of Higher Education.

It signed a contract with the University of Groningen in Holland to upgrade the level of the academic, research and educational standards in its computer science college according to international standards. Under the contract, the Dutch university will:

• Evaluate the syllabuses and equipment in the computer science college.

• Make an analysis of its strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats.

• Revise the mechanisms of quality and academic accreditation.

• Get involved in any other fields of cooperation decided by King Khaled University.

A delegation from the Dutch university will visit Riyadh to discuss and evaluate the current educational and research programs of King Khaled University with a focus on the computer science college as a first step. After the visit, a draft plan will be formulated on the project and its costs.