Established in 2009, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) is a graduate research university devoted to finding solutions for some of the world’s most pressing scientific and technological challenges in the areas of food, water, energy and the environment. With 19 research areas related to these themes and state-of-the art labs, KAUST has created a collaborative and interdisciplinary problem-solving environment, which has resulted in over 11,000 published papers to date.

Top-quality education and world-leading research define us, but they are only part of our vision. KAUST is also an institution of enterprise and a gateway for industry looking to establish a foothold in Saudi Arabia.