Our Vision at KAUST
Attracting and developing top talent from the Kingdom and around the world, KAUST invests
in its people. The University allows its members to fulfill their intellectual potential
in a state-of-the-art environment. KAUST is dedicated to maintaining the best academic
and professional practices in its development and recruitment efforts.
“The University shall be a beacon for peace, hope, and reconciliation and shall serve
the people of the Kingdom and benefit all the peoples of the world.”
King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud,
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1924 – 2015
Established in 2009, King Abdullah University of
Science and Technology (KAUST) is a graduate research university devoted to finding
solutions for some of the most pressing scientific and technological challenges in
the world as well as Saudi Arabia in the areas of food and health, water, energy,
environment and the digital domain. KAUST is a curiosity-driven, interdisciplinary
problem-solving environment, with state-of-the-art labs, distinguished faculty and
KAUST brings together the best minds from around the world to
advance research. More than 120 different nationalities live, work and study on campus.
KAUST is also a catalyst for innovation, economic development and social prosperity,
with research resulting in novel patents and products, enterprising startups, regional
and global initiatives, and collaboration with other academic institutions, industries
and Saudi agencies.
Museum of Science
& Technology In Islam
The MOSTI Museum celebrates the contributions of Muslim scholars to science and
technology during the first Golden Age of Islam from 650 to 1650.