The Faculty of Computer and Information Sciences has been keen, during the preparing of its policies, to cover a number of standards and controls that ensure the achievement of its mission and strategic objectives.
In light of the preparation of the strategic plan of the faculty, the faculty’s policies have been defined in three main areas: Education, Scientific Research and Postgraduate studies and community service. These policies represent the broad and general guidelines that guide the implementation of the Faculty strategy in all its parts and at various levels.
First: General policies of the Faculty
  1. Apply the rules and methods of quality assurance in all aspects of the faculty activity from education, scientific research and community service.
  2. Work on developing all facets of the faculty and all parties to the educational process.
  3. Continuously develop the rules, regulations and mechanisms governing all activities in the Faculty.
  4. Optimize the use of available resources and maximize their utilization. Prioritize their use.
  5. Interact with scientific and technological developments, and trying to transfer and develop technologies.
  6. Respect the strategic plans of the faculty and its executive plans, and take the procedures and mechanisms to ensure the implementation of the plans to the fullest.
  7. Review the decisions and activities in the light of their strategic and operational policies and plans.
  8. Flexibility and transparency in practices, decisions, policies and plans.
  9. To achieve the values ​​of justice and equality between the groups of students and faculty members and their assistants and staff.
  10. Satisfying the beneficiaries and meeting the needs of the community while not compromising the quality of the outputs of the Faculty and does not contradict with the scientific and technological assets, as the Faculty provides services and comprehensive products graduates, training courses, advisory services and others.
  11. Management of the system depends on the mechanisms, rules and plans specific to all activities in Faculty, and does not depend on the individual vision.
  12. Respect the public values ​​and ethics of the scientific community in all practices and activities and abide by the Code of Ethics.
  13. Document all activities and create comprehensive databases.
  14. Adopting policies linking incentives and rewards with effort and quality of performance.
  15. Optimal use of available resources and rationalization of spending, while taking into consideration the financial budget allocated to the Faculty from the university.
  16. Work on developing the Faculty’s own financial resources through:
  • Expand the activities of special units such as the Center for Consultancy and the Scientific Account Center.
  • Urge faculty members to apply research and application projects for funding from various funding bodies.
  • Market the services provided by the Faculty to the community parties.
  • Attract new students for diplomas and expanding the professional diplomas offered to students.
  • Attract new students to graduate studies, especially from expatriates.
  • Expansion of special credit hours programs.
  • Increase community participation.
Second: Faculty policies in Education
  1. Application of academic benchmarks.
  2. Internal and external evaluation of programs and curricula according to reference standards and their development.
  3. Expanding educational programs, new disciplines and common disciplines.
  4. Encouraging and nurturing students who are outstanding and distinguished scientifically, and care for students who fail and provide them with scientific support.
  5. Activate cooperation with the corresponding Faculty locally and internationally in the field of education through exchange of experiences and professors.
  6. Focusing on the student as the most important outputs of the Faculty, the development of mental skills and follow the methodology of problem solving and methods of scientific thinking among students.
  7. Hold scientific and cultural seminars for faculty students.
  8. Provide and maintain all teaching and learning facilities.
  9. Integration with the Faculty’s policies in the field of scientific research, community service and environmental development.
Third: Faculty policies in the field of scientific research and graduate studies
  1. Achieve integration and coordination in the efforts of the Faculty on the one hand and the University on the other, within the framework of the State Plan for Scientific Research.
  2. Encourage applied scientific research that serves the development plans and the problems of the local community.
  3. Encourage scientific dissemination in international scientific fields with high impact factors.
  4. Encourage partnership in scientific research between different or corresponding disciplines.
  5. Develop and raise the capacity of researchers at the faculty.
  6. Encourage agreements and knowledge exchange with scientific research institutions by exchanging visits to scientists and researchers, holding joint symposia and scientific seminars, locally, regionally and internationally.
  7. Liaise and coordinate with regional and international bodies and organizations that contribute to the support of scientific research.
  8. Document all research activities and related activities, and develop and disseminate comprehensive databases.
  9. Integration with the Faculty’s policies in the field of education, community service and environmental development.
Fourth: Faculty’s policies in the field of community service
  1. Achieve integration and coordination in the efforts of the faculty on the one hand and the university on the other hand within the framework of the state funding plan and plans for the protection and development of the environment and community service.
  2. Continuous communication with the civil society and its needs and directions.
  3. Continuous communication with graduates.
  4. Providing scientific support and specialized training to the environment and society.
  5. Involve students, faculty and community service workers.
  6. Adopting and supporting environmental and service activities and expanding the domains of community service and environmental development.
  7. Integration with faculty’s policies in the field of education and scientific research.