Graduation Requirements

In order to graduate from the PhD programStudents enrolled in the program must succeed at least eight mandatory and elective courses prescribed by the EABD department, shall complete 3 of these 8 courses in a foreign language other than the lanh-guage of education, and shall succeed one of the Arabic or Persian language courses which is not count ECTS as credits in GPA.
Should successfully complete66 ECTS courses together with seminar course and specialization course which is taken every year
Should meet the 3.0 GPA requirement in order to start preliminary stage,
Should meet academic publishing and external-funded project requirement in acordance with Senate Principles of SAU Graduate Education Regulation in thesis stage,
Approval of the thesis success by the thesis defence jury,
Three bound theses must be submitted to the Middle East Institute with the files and documents required by CoHE  within one month following the successful thesis defense date.