The Royal Decree under the number (22042) in 10/05/1424 AH was issued to imply the approval of the resolution of the Council of Higher Education under the number (1/29/1424) in 17/03/1424 AH which implies the integration of the two campuses of King Muhammad Bin Saud University and King Abdul-Aziz University located in Medina into one independent university sited in Medina. In addition, The Royal Decree under the number 7/B/20047 in 19/04/ 1425 AH which implies labeling the nascent institute in Medina as (Taibah University).
The University of Taibah is a distinguished university capable of competing with its counterparts of other Saudi and Arabian universities. It reflects the Islamic identity, relies on a deep-rooted past, coexist with the present, and forecast the future in correspondence with the social constants and variables, with affirmation on importance of providing equal chances of educational opportunities for all citizens in distinctively. In addition, the university is working on building an actual partnership with the community to introduce a new model compatible with how academic education should be organized, administered, and financed, on reinforcing academic and research abilities of the teaching staff, and reinforcing the abilities of university employees, administrators, information systems, and technologies. The University of Taibah ensures the importance of continuous improvement to promote the quality of the environment of the educational community to consolidate the teaching process, academic research, and community service, by integration of different sciences; through advanced study and research programs to ready productive citizens capable of invention and competition at the world stage. The university also attempts to invest the available human resources, to discover talented members and staff to support national economy, and to implement distance education which encourage continuous learning and correspond to the increasing demand for higher educationin the age of satellites, globalization, and modernizations of the twenty onecentury.