Prospective students who are unable to participate in our fixed programs can apply to be a visiting student at KAUST for up to 6 months. 

The procedure is easy: 
1.    Go to to find a faculty member whose research area matches with your research interests. 
2.    E-mail the faculty member to confirm whether s/he would be willing to host you as a visiting student. 

Kindly note that the approval is subject to availability.