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King Abdullah University of Science & Technology
Thuwal, Saudi Arabia


Details at a Glance

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Degrees Offered

Biological and Environmental Science and Engineering
Computer, Electrical and Mathematical Science and Engineering
Physical Science and Engineering

Our Program

Offering fully-funded graduate degrees, KAUST focuses on research that applies science and technology to problems of human need.

KAUST advances science and technology through bold and collaborative research. It educates scientific and technological leaders, catalyzes the diversification of the Saudi economy, and addresses challenges of regional and global significance, thereby serving the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the region, and the world.

Research and education, as well as their transformative potential, are central to KAUST’s mission. KAUST has a three-part mission:

* Research at KAUST – both basic and goal-oriented – is dedicated to advancing science and technology of regional and global impact. Research excellence inspires teaching and the training of future leaders in science and technology.

* Research and education at KAUST energize innovation and enterprise to support knowledge-based economic diversification.

* Through the synergy of science and technology, and innovation and enterprise, KAUST is a catalyst for transforming people's lives.


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    Personal Statement
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    3 Letters of Recommendation
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Application Deadline

Spring Intake (January start): October 1

Fall Intake (August start): January 7

Student Body

  • Total Students

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    1,500 Students

Tuition & Financial Aid

Additional Information

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    Fully-Funded Fellowships for All Admitted Students

Location & Contact