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THE DESTINATION FOR SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNOLOGICAL ADVANCEMENTS

King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) is at the forefront of research, influencing the global research agenda. It’s dedicated to advancing innovation through science, technology and engineering via interdisciplinary research and education model. At KAUST, students, faculty, scientists and engineers conduct curiosity-driven and goal-oriented research.

Envisioned as a destination to nurture the great minds of tomorrow, the university is devoted to finding solutions for some of the world’s most pressing scientific and technological challenges. It’s a community of people from more than 100 countries that have come together with a common goal.

This is where people believe in science that matters. This is where diversity of ideas and backgrounds enrich research and change lives. This is the place for you to dive into your research dream and turn it into a reality.

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Impact

The World

Explore why researchers, staff and students choose KAUST.



Unparalleled Support

KAUST Fellowship with unmatched benefits. Freedom to focus solely on work. The right environment to make a meaningful impact.

Superior Research Facilities

Fostering an ideal environment for experimental research. Providing access to cutting-edge equipment, research centers, core labs and major facilities.

Interdisciplinary Approach

Combines science and engineering, and brings together perspectives from a variety of specializations to find solutions to fundamental problems.

Support for Entrepreneurs

Hosts leading international corporations. Supports the incubation and acceleration of new businesses. Offers innovation and economic development programs.


Unique Location

The University's award-winning campus is a diverse community on the shores of the Red Sea, offering a unique environment to live, learn and thrive.


ACADEMIC DIVISIONS

VSRP interns may participate in the program through one of the University's three academic divisions.



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A CITY WITHIN THE UNIVERSITY

Living in a community of 7,000 residents from over 100 countries can be amazing!

Services
Available within a few minutes of your home: schools, health clinic, multiple retailers, eateries, recreation facilities, free buses to nearby major cities.

Facilities
Extremely safe and beautifully laid out with trees, gardens, walking paths, plazas, parks and seaside views.

Activities
An array of events, clubs, classes, programs, educational facilities, or social activities that take place throughout the year.

INTERNATIONAL RANKINGS

#1

QS Ranking Citations per Faculty

#1

a3 ranking for universities under 20

#2

Nature Index for world rising stars

#12

US News with 10% most cited publications


OUR ACADEMIC COMMUNITY

1,050

Students

108

Nationalities

151

Faculty

7:1

Faculty Ratio

1762
Alumni
300

Research Scientists and Staff

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36%

Females

Student Ratio

64%

Males

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