‘Study in Saudi Arabia’, a new and ambitious educational initiative, promises to help both male and female students, as well as professors and researchers from 160 different nations.
The Council of Ministers has taken a landmark decision to issue long-term and short-term educational visas, with the Ministry of Education clarifying that the educational visa scheme aims to attract students having outstanding talents. In addition, it will raise the quality of the educational process and outputs of research and innovation.
The program aims to promote Saudi Arabia as an attractive international education destination
The program aims to promote Saudi Arabia as an attractive international education destination, as well as improve the ranking and effectiveness of Saudi educational institutions abroad and increase the Kingdom’s commitment to the dissemination of moderation values and the teaching of Arabic.
There will be short-term visas to study programs that reach up to a full academic year, and long-term visas to study long academic and scientific programs.
One of the most significant benefits is that students can continue their education under the program without a sponsor
The ministry emphasized that the visa will have several benefits. One of the most significant is that students can continue their education under the program without a sponsor. There will be the recording of data in nine languages, connecting applications with the relevant authorities, besides simplifying the procedures for joining higher studies in the Kingdom.