KAUST is an international, graduate-only research university, located on the shores of the Red Sea in Saudi Arabia. KAUST offers superb research facilities, including a supercomputer; generous assured research funding; and internationally competitive salaries. The liberal social policies coupled with the top-quality research facilities have succeeded in attracting top international faculty, scientists, engineers and students to conduct curiosity-driven and goal-oriented research, dedicated to inspiring a new age of scientific and technological achievement that will benefit the region and the world. All activities of the university are conducted on the basis of equality, without regard to race, religion, or gender.
KAUST’s award-winning campus has everything you need to live, work, study and play. With state-of-the-art fitness facilities, a golf course, numerous fine dining and casual fare restaurants, an Elementary and a Secondary school and the Red Sea just steps away, there is something for everyone. For more information about life and employment at KAUST please visit our Employment Website. Thanks to very effective measures, including the involvement of its researchers, the COVID-19 pandemic has barely affected the KAUST campus-city.