Prince Sattam Bin Abdulaziz University was formerly known as Prince Salman Bin Abdulaziz University or the University of Al-Kharj. It is a Saudi University located in the city of Al-Kharj, Saudi Arabia. It is under the supervision of the Ministry of Higher Education Saudi Arabia and managed by the Rector of the University, Dr. ?Abdulaziz Abdullah Alhamid. The university was established by royal decree in 2007 to transfer a branch of King Saud University in Al-Kharj to the independent university called the University of Al-Kharj, and the accession of all colleges in the saih, Dalam, Wadi dawaser, Hawtat Bani Tamim, Aflaj, and Alhareeq. On 23/10/1432 (Muslim calendar) the name of the university was modified by a royal decree to the University of Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz. Since the beginning of 1436-2015 its name has become Prince Sattam bin Abdulaziz University (PSAU).