Formation :
Naif Arab University for Security Sciences (NAUSS) was established in 1980 as part of an Arab resolution to form the first Arab university specialized in graduate studies, research and training in all areas of security in its most comprehensive sense.
It was graciously hosted by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The latter provided premises and full support, both material and non-material. Also, this University received direct patronage by His Royal Highness, Prince Abdulaziz bin Saud bin Naif, Minister of Interior, and the Chairman of the Supreme Council of NAUSS. Their Excellencies
the Arab Interior Ministers extended generous assistance to Naif Arab University for Security Sciences (NAUSS).

     Vision :
Actualizing leadership in security sciences and strategic studies to achieve an exceptional academic
level on an Arab and international scale.

Mission :
Enhancing security sciences in ideology and methodology to contribute to the development of performance
in security and criminal justice sectors based on the most comprehensive concept of security
with guidance from Islamic law, and to develop strategies to anticipate and face security threats and
challenges and address them academically.

Objectives :
Naif Arab University for Security Sciences (NAUSS) strives to accomplish the following main objectives:
1- Providing the foundations of security sciences and giving knowledge about regulations from the Islamic
2- Making academic specializations at postgraduate level available to people from Arab countries in all
fields of security.
3- Training Arab security and professional personnel and qualifying them in the field of criminal justice
and crime fighting.
4- Enriching academic research in fields of academic and strategic studies and providing academic consultation
and strengthening the body of security related literature with research and specialist studies.
5- Strengthening academic and security related cooperation with academic and police-based institutions
and with international organizations.
6- Contributing to nurturing an awareness of security to serve issues of sustained growth.

Colleges :

Naif Arab University for Security Sciences (NAUSS) comprises the following colleges:

Centers and Deanships:
Naif Arab University comprises the following Centers and Deanships:
Bodies Hosted by NAUSS:
Membership of the University in Ministerial Councils, University Associations and World Organizations:
     1- Ministerial Councils and Higher Committees
     2- University Associations
     3- International Organizations