Personal Resume

Prof. Dr. Abdulrahman Bin Awadh Al-Asmari

Vice-President for Academic Affairs & Development


  • Masters and PhD degrees in Applied Linguistics (CALL), The University of Melbourne, Australia.

  • BA (HONS.) and Ed. Diploma English Language, Umm Al-Qura University.

  • Was awarded the Higher Education Academy fellowship.

  • A number of Diplomas and training courses in Languages, technologies, counselling, and leadership.

  • Held a number of positions, including English Language Center Director, Preparatory Year Dean, and College of Arts Dean.

  • Chair and a member of various committees inside and outside the university.

  • Founded the English Language Center and the Preparatory Year Deanship and contributed to the development and implementation of several academic and community service programs.

  • Led and signed a number of international and regional collaboration agreements with the University.

  • led the team of the Executive Office for Academic Accreditation at the University to obtain full institutional accreditation as the first Saudi university to obtain institutional academic accreditation based on the updated standards of the National Center for Academic Accreditation and Evaluation.

  • Published more than 30 research papers in international refereed journals.