The Scientific Council Tasks

1- Recommendation to appoint staff members in the university.

2- Deciding on scientific promotions for the staff members in the university in accordance to the rules approved by the council of higher education.

3- Encouraging scientific research, authorship, translation and publication including the following:

* Laying bases for encouraging the scientific researches

* Determining discretionary and encouraging awards for scientific works and their judgment and ordering their disbursement.

* Publishing researches, books and scientific theses that they think worth publishing.

* Recommending issuance of scientific periodicals.

* Recommending establishment of scientific societies and museums and coordination between them.

* Approving the submitted textbooks and university theses that in need of review.   

4- Assessing the scientific certificates submitting by the Saudis staff.

5- Considering what submitted to them by the University's Senate.