• Important Dates
  • Visa Application
  • Venue
  • Guest of Honor

Important Dates:

Deadline of the submission of the requirements of the international student sponsorship: 15 May 2017

Deadline of the submission of abstracts: 1 June 2017 (Extended until 30 June 2017)

Deadline of the registration: 1 August 2017 (Extended until 30 September 2017)

Date of the conference: 31 October to 1 November 2017

Visa from SQU:

Click here to download the form.  Send the fill in form and a copy of the information page of the passport (with photograph) to marbio@squ.edu.om. Visa will be received upon arrival in the airport.

*Deadline of submission is 30 September 2017 


Visa from the airport:

Click here to view the list of the countries who can obtain visa directly in the airport (OMR20 / EUR48 / USD52 for 30 days).

Important notes:

  1. Please submit ID photo with a blue background in jpeg format.
  2. Visa application from India: visa application form + copy of the page of passport that has photo + page 36
  3. Visa application from Pakistan: visa application form + copy of the page of the passport that has photo + page 2
  4. For more information about the tourist visa, please click here.
  5. The passport should be valid at least six months before the expiry date.

The Al Faham Stage is located at the Sultan Qaboos Cultural Center inside the Sultan Qaboos University.

It is equipped with the following facilities: simultaneous interpreting booth and changing room. It has 180 seating capacity. Each seat has microphone, voting system and simultaneous interpreting system.





Guest of Honor


H.E. Dr. Hamed Al-Oufi from the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries Wealth will be the guest of honor of the conference.