King Abdullah University of Science & Technology


Electrical Engineering


P.O. Box 55455

Jeddah, Makkah 21534

Saudi Arabia

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.S.-Electrical Engineering, Ph.D.-Electrical 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. Electrical Engineering (EE) plays an important role in the fields of engineering, applied physics, and computational sciences. A significant portion of advancement in technology originates from cutting edge research performed in the field of EE. At KAUST, the EE program is bound to this tradition: It aims for preparing students for a multitude of professional paths and advancing world-class research and research based education through interdisciplinary partnering within engineering and science. The EE degree program has two major tracks: (i) Electro-Physics and (ii) Systems. The Electro-Physics track encompasses technical areas of solid-state electronics, microsystems, electromagnetics, and photonics, while the Systems track encompasses communications, signal processing, and control.


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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