Sultan Qaboos University & its College of Medicine were established in 1986 and since then have undergone impressive development & growth. The academic & organizational expansion is accompanied by a continuing process of establishment and revision of academic policies, rules and regulations, and of administrative procedures.

Prof. Omar Al-Rawas
Dean, College of Medicine & Health Sciences


The Mission of the COMHS at SQU is:
  • To provide Oman with competent doctors and health scientists who are able to pursue further specializations
  • To create a scholarly environment that supports innovation and excellence in teaching, research and postgraduate training
  • To deliver high quality patient care and community health services through our hospital

The Vision is:

We aspire to international prominence in medical education, advancement in biomedical sciences and health research


Core Values

Excellence; Transparency; Accountability; Creativity & Innovation; Respect to all; Quality

Service; Integrity; Flexibility; Team Work and Collaboration; and Public Trust & Confidence

College Goals


To offer high quality undergraduate and postgraduate medical and allied health sciences programs that address national needs, meet international standards and satisfy students and staff’s aspirations.

To create enabling environment for conduction of high quality medical research that advances knowledge and contribute towards improvement of patient care.

To increase student and faculty involvement in community service and extend the results of innovation in education, research, and clinical services to the promotion of health care in the community.

To improve the College Administrative Structure & Function in order to promote its Mission