The Vice Presidency for GSSR aims at promoting the status of the university, through improving graduate programs and their outcomes, and advancing scientific research output for faculty members and students.

 The Vice Presidency for GSSR seeks to attract talented Saudi faculty members. It also manages the scholarship and training programs for the university staff, and provides learning, teaching, and knowledge resources.  It also activates graduate studies programs and supervises the establishment of specialized scientific conferences to enrich scientific research and communicate with experts in various scientific fields and to conclude many scientific agreements with distinguished scientific institutions at home and abroad . All this is in order to elevate the scientific and research level of the university to become among the world's leading universities .