Make KAUST your home away from home

Our campus is a world unto itself, with an entire community of scholars and scientists living and working in our all-inclusive campus, situated among breathtaking surroundings.

Our campus is more than a research institution, it is a home away from home—a community with an international scope whose members hail from every corner of the globe; coming together to study, celebrate, explore, and live.


World Ranked University

Few other institutions of higher education have emerged so quickly and so successfully in the modern world​


Interdisciplinary Research

​​​Guided by their advisors, students may choose courses and devise research projects that best suit their individual goals.


Internationally Renowned Faculty

​​Our Faculty are at the forefront of their field and many have been honored with prestigious academic awards and honors.



KAUST facilitates the flow of research-based technological innovation from idea and discovery to market.

Why researchers, scientists and students come to KAUST

Attracting those who want to change the world



Students at KAUST have access to unrivalled facilities in the faculty laboratories, research centers and the University's Core Labs.



We prepare our students by helping them engage with our extensive network of international industry partners and actively seeking industry placements.


Guaranteed Research Funding

Stable and guaranteed funding ensures the continuity of programming and the highest quality of research and teaching.



The diverse and international faculty, staff and student body creates a unique multicultural experience.


​KAUST Fellowship

All students receive the benefits of the University's scholarship program which includes; full tuition support, competitive monthly living allowance, housing, private medical and dental coverage, relocation support.



KAUST provides comprehensive services and resources to help ensure you reach your academic and career goals. As a member of KAUST alumni community you will benefit from an engaged and lifelong network​

Admission to KAUST opens the door to the international community on the shores of the Red Sea. With many restaurants, grocery stores, a golf course, fitness facilities, and more, KAUST is truly a home away from home—an inclusive community that takes care of all the needs of its students.

If you are ready to learn more about a KAUST education, request more information today.