Students who pursue their graduate studies at KAUST gain access to the many state-of-the-art research facilities and laboratories within our campus community. Designed for use by graduate students from the master’s level through doctoral, as well as post graduate work and professional research, these facilities present a space for inclusive and collaborative scientific inquiry.
Located on the shores of the Red Sea on our exclusive campus, students are able to conduct research with an international perspective. They work under the supervision and guidance of our leading faculty in any of our ten research facilities, and also collaborate with other students hailing from every corner of the globe.
Our Core Labs are perfectly paired with our research facilities, providing a space where research can come to life and hypotheses can be put to the test. These facilities provide access to specialized research equipment operated by certified experts with advanced degrees.
Our Core Labs are all located conveniently within our campus in Saudi Arabia, situated strategically within reach of the research facilities in order to facilitate the swift exchange of information and time-sensitive research.
Our research centers span the breadth of the sciences and foster inquiry into the intersection of science, technology, and engineering. From our Catalysis Research Center designed for the study of homogenous and heterogeneous catalysis to our marine biology center focused on the unique ecosystem found in the Red Sea; students utilize our labs for many different types of research—from the application of machine learning and AI to the study of solar power and petroleum engineering.
International students have access to a remarkable array of research facilities and core labs all within the boundaries of the KAUST campus. With the opportunity to work with research fellows and scientists from around the globe in a tuition-free program, our graduate research opportunities are among the best in the world.
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