King Abdullah University of Science & Technology


Chemical and Biological Engineering


P.O. Box 55455

Jeddah, Makkah 21534

Saudi Arabia

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Ph.D.-Chemical and Biological Engineering, M.S.-Chemical and Biological Engineering

Format: Campus

Program Description:

All admitted students receive the benefits of the KAUST Fellowship which includes: Full tuition support, Competitive monthly living allowance, Housing, Private medical and dental coverage, and Relocation support. The Chemical and Biological Engineering (CBE) degree program in KAUST currently has two tracks: Advanced Chemical Engineering Advanced Biological Engineering Both tracks offer Master and Ph.D. degrees to qualified students. The CBE curriculum is designed in such a way that it will cover all the fundamental knowledge in each academic track, while at the same time provide the maximum flexibility in order to assist students for a more dynamic future career. By taking advantages of the multi-cultural, multi-disciplinary and research-oriented academic environment of KAUST, this aim is to be achieved through rigorous studies conduct by core courses, electives, industrial internship, directed research or dissertation work, and graduate seminars. Upon entry, every CBE student will be assigned a CBE faculty member as academic advisor, who will assist the student to select courses and give suggestions on any academic related issues. When a student transfers to a thesis option, the faculty research advisor then will take the role of the academic advisor as well.


King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) is an international graduate-level research university located on the shores of the Red Sea in Saudi Arabia. Since opening its doors in 2009, the University has graduated over 730 students. Many graduates have continued in research as doctoral students and scientists at KAUST or at prestigious universities in the US and around the world. The KAUST degree is recognized by the Chinese Ministry of Education. Other graduates have secured industry positions at major companies worldwide.

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