Founded 1979 by the seven Gulf States. A regional autonomous scientific institution with public status, sponsored by the six GCC countries. Jointly managed by the member countries on the basis of equal representation in the General Conference and on the Board of Trustees.
- Medicine and Medical Sciences College
- Academic year: September to June
- Requirements: Must be a national of one of the GCC member states that founded the University. Secondary school certificate with cumulative average of 90%.
- Students allowance: Co-ed