Al Yamamah University is pleased to host Saudi Arabia’s only Microsoft Innovation Center (MIC). These are state-of-the-art technical facilities designed and operated with the goal of facilitating collaboration between government academic and industry participants on innovating research, technology and software solutions. There are currently more than 90 such center world-wide, working to promote advances in technology while simulating local software economies through skills and professional training, industry partnerships and innovation. Students in the College of Computer and Information Systems benefit from access to specialized technical training as well as MIC sponsored industry events thought the year.