Originally established as the Planning Committee before King Abdulaziz University enrolled its first student, the Committee now oversees all planning, budgeting, and follow-up of expenditures at the University. Under the supervision of the KAU President, the Department for Planning, Budget, and Follow-up assists the President in all matters related to planning, budgeting, and follow-up.

The Department’s responsibilities include:

  • Preparing five-year plans in cooperation with the planning committee as well as preparing annual reports on their implementation;

  • Preparing the annual KAU plan;

  • Monitoring implementation of the budget and preparing reports on work progress;

  • Providing requested information to upper management and other University sectors as well as to external stakeholders.