King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST)

King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST)


KAUST is a private research university located in Thuwal, Saudi Arabia. Founded in 2009, the University provides research and graduate training programs in English as the official language of instruction.

KAUST is the first mixed-gender university campus in Saudi Arabia.[3] In 2013, the University was among the 500 fastest growing research and citation records in the world.[4] In the 2016 Nature Index Rising Stars, the University ranked #19 in the world of the fastest rising universities for high quality research output.[5]

In 2019 and in the framework of achieving Saudi Vision 2030, KAUST signed an agreement with Elm, a degetal solution company, to establish collaboration between the two parties the field of research and education.