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.Learn more
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.
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.
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.
VSRP interns may participate in the program through one of the University's three academic divisions.
A CITY WITHIN THE UNIVERSITY
Living in a community of 7,000 residents from over 100 countries can be amazing!
Available within a few minutes of your home: schools, health clinic, multiple retailers, eateries, recreation facilities, free buses to nearby major cities.
Extremely safe and beautifully laid out with trees, gardens, walking paths, plazas, parks and seaside views.
An array of events, clubs, classes, programs, educational facilities, or social activities that take place throughout the year.
QS Ranking Citations per Faculty
a3 ranking for universities under 20
Nature Index for world rising stars
US News with 10% most cited publications
OUR ACADEMIC COMMUNITY
Research Scientists and Staff