Vice Chancellor Message

Welcome to Dhofar University in Salalah, Dhofar Governorate, the land of beauty and charming landscape. I am pleased to welcome all of our students whose aspirations and future ambitions inspire us to enhance our capabilities to prepare high quality graduates.

The Sultanate of Oman is giving higher education, research and innovation great attention, which is in line with the plans of the government of His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tariq Al-Said – may Allah protect him – to implement Oman Vision 2040, taking higher education, research and innovation as one of its key pillars and strategic objectives.

Dhofar University aspires, as stated in its vision, to “occupy a distinct position among the leading institutions of higher education in the region”. To realize this vision, the University’s mission is to achieve excellence in teaching and learning, research and community service. The University will continue its commitment to quality education and research. It will endeavor to make its academic and research programs responsive to local and international changes and developments to meet the needs of development and society and to enhance community engagement. The University will create a supportive academic environment that ensures high quality graduates having knowledge and skills needed to join the labor market, meeting the needs of the society and ready to create an impact and bring about positive change in various sectors.

We believe that you, our current and prospective students, will be the main architects of the future and we will support you with our capabilities, expertise and specialized resources in order to enable you to graduate with the best qualifications that open all promising future prospects for you.

Please visit our website to learn more about the University’s programs, activities and facilities.

Professor Amer bin Ali Al-Rawas
Vice Chancellor