​KAUST General Visit Program

Guests are warmly welcomed to tour King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) through the General Visit Program. This program provides an exceptional chance to discover more about this prestigious scientific institution, with one tour per day from Sunday to Thursday. The tours start at 3:00 p.m. and conclude at 5:00 p.m. Bookings must be made 48 hours in advance.

The General Visit Program Tour includes the following:
  • A Meet & Greet at the KAUST Visitor Center.
  • A presentation providing insights into the University.
  • A visit of the Museum of Science in Islam
  • A tour of the KAUST Library
General Guidelines

To ensure an enjoyable experience, all visitors are urged to follow these instructions:

  1. Please arrive at the designated meeting point at least 15 minutes before your scheduled tour.
  2. Return transport is provided for the tour, from the Visitor Center parking.
  3. Please stay with your assigned group and follow the designated route as instructed by your guide.
  4. Please keep noise to a minimum and respect the quiet areas, especially near the labs.
  5. In case of an emergency, please follow the instructions of the tour guide and exit the location in an orderly and calm manner.
  6. Visitors are kindly requested not to attempt visits to locations not specified in the tour.


For queries about visits to KAUST, please contact
We hope you enjoy your visit. 

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