In addition to this world-class, state-of-the-science and engineering experience, with internationally renowned faculty and other talented campers from around the world, we provide the following benefits:

  • Substantial living allowance.
  • The chance to speak with Admissions Professionals face-to-face about a graduate application to KAUST.
  • Certificate of completion from the CEMSE Division.
  • Round-trip air travel from an airport at/nearest home or university city to Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, plus ground transfer between the King Abdulaziz International Airport in Jeddah to KAUST.
  • Medical insurance (if eligible) and on-site medical clinic, with pharmacy, and 24/7 Emergency Room.  
  • Private bedroom and bathroom in a shared residential suite in the community adjacent to campus (all suites have shared full kitchens, washer and dryer, and living and dining areas).
  • Access to all community resources, including library, recreation and fitness centers, water-front resources, water sports, campus shuttle bus services, and all without a fee (except rental of water sports equipment and private lessons for boats, windsurf boards, and bowling). A cinema and several ATMs are located in the community.  
  • High-Speed Internet (WIFI) throughout campus, with no fees.
  • Restaurants, food concessions, a supermarket, and laundry services are available for your use. 
  • Campus Diner offers cafeteria-style options, with selections for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, at very reasonable pricing.


Social Activities

This cannot be called a summer program without fun events. Don't forget that we are on the coast of the Red Sea! Other interns have enjoyed snorkeling, beach team building, and BBQ.