Established in 2009, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) is a graduate-level research university located on the shores of the Red Sea. Ranked 1st in the world for citations per faculty for past 3 consecutive years running (Qs world university rankings), we’re dedicated to advancing science and technology through interdisciplinary research, education, and innovation.
Video Tour of KAUST from KAUST Video on Vimeo.
As a student at KAUST, you’ll be joining a truly international community of over 100 nationalities that have made our campus along the Red Sea coast home. All admitted students receive the benefits of the KAUST Fellowship which include:
- Full tuition support
- Competitive monthly living allowance (ranging between US$20,000-$30,000 per year, depending on qualifications and progression through degree programs)
- Accommodation on campus
- Private medical and dental coverage
- Relocation support
A look inside the KAUST Core Labs from KAUST Video on Vimeo.
Find out more about our academic program offerings by looking through our 3 Divisions (in the section below) which house the following programs:
Biological and Environmental Science and Engineering
- Environmental Science and Engineering
- Marine Science
- Plant Science
Computer, Electrical, and Mathematical Science and Engineering
- Applied Mathematics and Computational Science
- Computer Science
- Electrical Engineering
Physical Science and Engineering
- Chemical Science
- Chemical Engineering
- Earth Science and Engineering
- Energy Geoscience and Engineering
- Mechanical Engineering
- Material Science and Engineering
We exist for the pursuit and advancement of scientific knowledge and its broad dissemination and benevolent application. We strive to enhance the welfare of society with a special focus on four areas of global significance – food, water, energy and the environment.