The Deanship of Scientific Research was established in December 1995, in order to encourage and organize scientific research at the University of Bahrain, in addition to carry out studies and research for the benefit of both private and public sectors, either in Bahrain or in the Gulf states.

The Deanship has developed several distinct activities with the aim of strengthening Scientific Research at the University through:
  1. Funding research.
  2. Rewards.
  3. Awards.
  4. Contract studies.
  5. Providing incentive for participation in seminars and conferences.
  6. Encouragement of scientific publishing.
  7. Refereeing of scientific and teaching books.
The various activities of the Deanship of Scientific Research are managed by the Council of Scientific Research which responsible for designing policies for scientific research and supervision of research activities. The adoption of research presented by faculties at the university .